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can plan b make you skip a period

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. D Elan Simckes
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Plan B: Taking the "morning after pill" can most definitely delay and alter your menstrual cycle. You need to have a pregnancy test-preferably a blood test.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It shouldn't: Take a pregnancy test & notify your doctor if your period is 7 or more days late.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Often: It is not uncommon for this to disrupt the homeostasis of the reproductive system, so can impact next one-to-few menstrual cycles.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen: Or it may be delayed, or you may have some irregularly irregular bleeding. Make sure your pregnancy test is negative
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No it is not an: Abortion pill. It is not used to terminate an on-going pregnancy.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Some ANT: Some ant interfer with the action of bc pill.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Plan b may cause menstrual irregularities.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mayank Pandya
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Frequent, continued: Non-emergency use is not recommended and one reason is that it can cause changes in the thickness of the mucous in the uterus that can make it more di ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It you do then: You need to take a pregnancy test & discuss with your gynecologist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: Emergency contraception reduces your risk, but does not eliminate it. The statistics show that it reduces your risk of pregnancy by 75-88%.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: Plan b often times will give you upset stomach, including nausea. Can make you feel bloated and may cause your period to be irregular. Plan b is a hig ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can: Plan b can delay your periods and you just have to weight as you have done pregnancy test and is negative I will suggest reapeat the pregnancy tast to ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Romanello
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Plan b resets menstrual cycle. But isn't perfect at preventing pregnancy missed period needs pregnancy check.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: If i understand your question correctly .... You ovulated, you took Plan B and you want to know how effective Plan B is at preventing pregnancy. The ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What's the question?: I don't understand your question. You states 'have to take my regular dose soon'. Are you using oral contraception on a regular basis? If that's so th ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Yes: No problem.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
PLAN B: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thats the idea: The idea of Plan B is to delay or prevent ovulation so that pregnancy does not occur. It is out of your system in about 7 days. Consider starting birt ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: Plan B can alter the menstrual-type bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a ... Read More

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