Confused to whether it was an early period or pregnancy sign

Patient

Q: Hi i had unprotected sex and now im a little worried i may be pregnant. I had the sex about 2 weeks before my period was to come and took plan b less than 24 hours after the incident. After about a week i experience some bleeding. It was heavy enough for me to have to use a pad and lasted roughly 5 days. I am confused as to whether this was a pregnancy indicator or if i just experience my period early. could you shed some light on the situation.

Doctor

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My herpes lab reads IGM 5.2 type 1&2 IGG HSV 1= 0.1 and HSV2 =0.7 How is it possible I'm positive IGM. With suc...

Q: Hi, my BP is 143/98, I'm a nervous person anyway,should I go to the dr. Im not currently taking any BP meds

Q: Hello. Does the mini pill/progesterone only pill (birth control) increase the risk of brain cancer and liver cancer? ...

Q: I have extreme joint pain in my far lower back, reaching from hip to hip for the last 3 days or so. It hurts when I'm...

Q: 3 weeks ago my ten-year-old son began feeling poorly with headaches extreme nausea fatigue drowsiness and loss of app...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews