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I took plan b 2 weeks ago got my period a week ago and now im bleeding again

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Progesterone: Depending on where you are in your cycle when you take Plan B, you can have bleeding after taking this medication, so bleeding and/or spotting can be ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Plan B: Most pills used for pregnancy prevention have a high dose of estrogen. This is probably why you are spotting. This should resolve and your regular ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Plan B: The plan b pill is hormonal. This can alter your normal cycle, your period may be irregular this month. If there was unprotected sex, be on the safe s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
Hormonal problem.: Your body responding to a change in hormone levels. After about three months, if your regular periods have not resumed see your doctor. However, if th... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlan Schwartz
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Probably should: You likely are fine but it is not 100% effective. So, while you likely are not, after about 2 weeks from the event, I would take one to be sure.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test and confirm that Plan B worked. If positive you will need to see your doctor right away. If negative then sche... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Plan B: You can expect unscheduled, irregular bleeding for days to weeks after using Plan B. Plan B is good at preventing pregnancy, but has bad bleeding sid... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Plan B will often cause irregular bleeding and start a delayed cycle. I would still check a pregnancy test just to be sure.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
This is not uncommon: after Plan B. It alters your hormones and the effects can be seen into the next cycle or more. Have you (hopefully) started some form of reliable cont... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
No: Most women have some bleeding about a week or so after plan B. Make sure you check a pregnancy test about 2 weeks after using it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Plan B: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & ... Read More
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