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A 23-year-old female asked:

Took plan b 30 hours after unprotected sex, had my mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted 2 days later. i've had horrible bloating. will all these hormones effect my period?

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Dr. William Schmidt
A Verified Doctoranswered
56 years experience
Plan B: Plan "B" should be taken as soon as possible after sex. Your timing is good. As for mirena (levonorgestrel) it is a hormone releasing IUD. When first placed it may affect your period. With time the side effects should go away. If the don't you may want to change it to a different one.
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