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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: The cause of pseudotumor cerebri is uknown. It has been associated with implantable contraceptive devices, such as the Norplant and Mirena iud, which ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
No: An extra dose one time is not a big deal and should not cause any problems.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
33 years experience Urogynecology
Nausea: Nausea, changes to period, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes - possibly.: 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects.: 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
25 years experience Psychiatry
Plan-B: Well, Plan-B is the most common emergency contraceptive in the United States. It essentially tricks your body by inhibiting ovulation. When taken pro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Which ones?: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; diz ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It can cause nausea, bleeding and cramping. It also may not work. Follow up with your doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May cause SE: You could get irregular bleeding, nausea, failure of the expected effect. It is so important to protect yourself fom unintended pregnancy and also ex ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Safe, effective for: Safe for OCCASIONAL use. EC pills are used after sex to lower the chance of pregnancy by about 70-80%. EC is a high dose of birth control. Abnormal bl ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Planning to take? : Emergency contraception is used if you had sex without birth control or condoms. This is a back up plan for when you make a mistake. It should not be ... Read More
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