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skipped placebo takes then got a period for two weeks and now i didnt get my period

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably OK: Many women do have an extended cycle with the pill by doing just what you suggest. It is safe to skip the placebo pills and just not have the period. ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If your do an extended cycle with your OCP, the after you have taken at least 21 pills you can stop the active pill at any time to induce a period. A ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hormones or birth control pills can cause irregular periods and spotting.anytime Periods are irregular I recommend you check pregnancy test to make su ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
38 years experience Gynecology
Mo period: You should feel no different than usual. Just take an active pill every day. Women who do this for an extended time (>3 months) often do have abnor ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B: Plan B can cause temporary cycle disruption. 2.5 weeks is a long time for bleeding. This is good opportunity to see an Obgyn and discuss your bleeding ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Post bc pills: It is not unusual to have irregular periods for months after stopping birth control pills.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Dekel
46 years experience Gynecology
Pill related: This abnormal bleeding is due to the missing pill. Once you decided to be on the pill, you need to take them as prescribed. Even one missed pill can ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably ovulation: Most women ovulate ( which is the egg being released from a cyst on the ovary-a cyst rupturing) about 14 days after the first day of the last menstrua ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Emergency contracept: Emergency contraception will cause a disturbance of the normal menstrual cycle and that could be all that is going on but any time you bleed for 2 wee ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Post coital bleeding: probably due to dryness or trauma during sex. Early period could be explained from stress or hormonal fluctuations . If it happens again other possibi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Fine: This seems fine since you were only on birth control for a short period of time. When you first start birth control and when you end birth control you ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Bruner
27 years experience Gynecology
Use backup: Plan B can cause irregular bleeding for 1-2 months. Use condoms until you are sure that your cycles are back to normal. Continue to take you birth c ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It happens sometimes: Taking Plan B or other emergency contraception pills can alter the timing or the quality of the current menstrual cycle and the upcoming cycle. One sh ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B: Plan B disrupts the menstrual cycle and the bleeding after it is not a normal period so it can be expected to be different from normal as can the timi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B effect: Emergency contraception is used after unprotected intercourse to decrease the risk of pregnancy by about 70%. It is a high dose of birth control to di ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnant: Its possible. Get a pregnancy test for verification.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Florini
26 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: Taking plan B can disrupt the regular menstrual cycle as it prevents ovulation. If you don't have your period soon, it is best to check a pregnancy te ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, re ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeraj Goswamy
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virtual consult: Hello Corina I will be happy to help you. Please set up a virtual consult with me. I am a board certified OB/GYN and weight loss expert as well.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hormone effect: By taking the plan b (I assume you took it within 72 hours), you changed your body's natural hormone rhythm. It is not uncommon to have irregula ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnant: Since you are on your period you probably are not pregnant.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal : I dont get it? Your last period was one month ago and now you are having your next one. That sounds very normal. If you are concerned you are pregnant ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan b effect: Normally the menstrual cycle will come at the usual time although Plan B can cause some temporary cycle disruption in some users. Take a pregnancy tes ... Read More

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