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Hi! I have some questions about birth control and plan b and signs of pregnancy.

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I have been taking Sprintec for 3 weeks. spotting everyday following the end of my last period. had unprotected sex three nights ago, took plan b within 12 hours, and the next day i stopped spotting and haven't spotted since. do you know why this would be?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I started three weeks ago on the first day of my period. I have been taking them everyday but have not always been on time like I should be.

Thank you for the input.
Spotting is due to low hormone level.
Both Sprintec and Plan B are hormonal products.
Plan B added the amount of hormone, so your spotting has stopped.

Try to take at same time everyday.

After a few cycles, body can adjust and there may not be any spotting further.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you.
One more question. Since the sex was unprotected, are there any signs I should be looking out for if pregnancy were to happen to occur? Signs specific to my situation of starting the birth control very recently?

The chance of pregnancy is very less as you have taken Sprintec for about 2 weeks when you had sex and added Plan B within 12 hours.

There can be irregular period in next cycle.

Still, if you miss the period along with the symptoms of nausea, morning sickness, breast tenderness, then you can take a home pregnancy test.

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