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Plan b and birth control

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly.: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Notify your gyn if ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Probably: If you used a condom correctly (put it in right and used it the whole time) and used birth control and you took plan b, the chance if you being pregn ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Side effects: bleeding, cramping, nausea, vomiting and breast pain/fullness are common. Headdache and vertigo have been reported.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Plan B: In most cases Plan B works. But, none of us can tell you that you are safe. You are the one that chose to not use barrier protection when your birth ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Clair
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: some irregular bleeding and breakthrough bleeding would be expected after taking plan B and starting birth control pills. Continue daily birth control ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
21 years experience Family Medicine
Doubt pregnant: Home pregnancy tests are sensitive enough to detect pregnancy as early as the 1st day of you missed period. Because you took Plan B and then birth con ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: Hopefully, the Plan B or the birth control pills are working, but it may be too soon to tell about pregnancy. A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. You started the sh ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period).
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mechanisms differ: Plan b is levonorgestrel. It alters the tubes to prevent passage of the eggs and sperm and prevent fertilization. It also alters the endometrium to pr ... Read More
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