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how long do you spot after taking plan b? and is it normal to start spotting a week after taking it?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a medical abortion. Irregular bleeding after taking Plan B is not rare. Always check a pregnancy test after using Plan B and see a doctor to start a better form of birth control.
Answered on Jan 6, 2016

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