So on July 15th, I'm 99% sure I ovulated. That day, when I was rubbing my clit against my boyfriend's penis, he had a condom on and did not enter me. However, I remembered that he possibly had his precum on his hand when he put the condom on, and the condoms may have been stored in a humid bathroom, although I didn't feel any leakage. So I took emergency contraception that day, since I was close to ovulation. However, I have taken EC before and started bleeding within 24 hours. It has now been 3 days since the EC and I am not bleeding. Is this normal, or should I assume that the "difference" in EC effects means I'm pregnant? (I also felt a weird pop in my uterus area this morning, but I know the bottom of the intestine is close to that area too, so it could be gas, a frequent issue for me, ugh!)
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Side effects (or a lack of them) don't mean anything about whether a given medication has worked. Just because you had some bleeding after taking EC last time doesn't mean you'll have the same response this time; our bodies won't always respond exactly the same way to medications each time we take them. With EC, the only way to know if it has done its job is to take a pregnancy test, around two weeks after the risk or when your period should arrive.
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