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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If not wanting preg.: If the next period is due around May 29th, then this time of month is actually mid-cycle (around ovulation). If one truly doesn't want to become pregn ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes if needed : If you are within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse and are not on birth control then taking Plan B can decrease the risk of getting pregnant. Spott ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Plan B can be taken at any time during a woman's menstrual cycle. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after un ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal cycle : Normally the menstrual cycle will come at the usual time although Plan B can cause some temporary cycle disruptions.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: A potential side effect w emergency contraception is menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Can be.: After plan B, periods can be abnormal. Of course it might be wise to check a home pregnancy test now and a month after the incident that put you at r ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Pearlman
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I agree: There are many causes of spotting, but taking Plan B is one of them. This could last for the entire cycle. If your cycle doesn't come, please do a pre ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ONLY IF MISSED PERIO: Plan b if taken as directed within 72 hours prevents pregnancy, and if you did not have unprotected sex after that.You only need to do pregnancy test ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B: No. Plan b will not cause a postive pregnancy test. If positive its because most likely you are pregnant and the Plan B did not work or you took it mo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Within normal limits: You are expected to bleed heavier than usual for a week or two after plan B, and then it should subside until the next cycle
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