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does taking plan b affect your period

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Plan B: Common side effects of Plan B are a change in menses. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/plan-b-side-effects.html for more info.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
PlanB: PlanB can disrupt your periodI t could return to normal next month
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Reading labels: Plan b will interrupt, interfere, and wreak havoc on a menstrual cycle for up to two months.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Period: If you had unprotected intercourse rule out pregnancy via urine and blood test as you want to rule out normal versus ectopic pregnancy. Consult your o ... Read More
A 51-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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It might 3 or 4 cycles to regulate and get back to normal.
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: Affect bleeding a little bit by changing the lining of the uterus, that's how it works, but it doesn't affect ovulation (egg release) which affects a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: It may have none. But potential menstrual flow changes may occur (spotting, bleeding, early or late period).
A 53-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MAY/MAY NOT AFFECT: It may or may not affect your period.But ift does it wil be the next expected period
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B can: Work while breast feeding. (i can not tell you if there is any transfer to baby).
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Anytime you take a hormone it can affect your mensus.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: From what I have read- that cycle.
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. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: It may make your period atypical for you, or temporarily even lighten or stop it. This than then be followed by another episode of bleeding.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, it can be.: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of p ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: There is no need to take plan B if you are on birth control and taking it every day. Plan B is birth control pills. Don't use plan B when you are on ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B =emergency BC: With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate is 0.3%->99% effective.In typical use, because taking a pill every d without ever missing is ha ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: It works if you take it within 72 hrs of unprotected sex irrespective of the cycle date.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain.: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Not in any negative or long-term way. Not one little bit.

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