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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had a 1 heavy day period &3 days of spotting. i took plan b an hour after unprotected sex. should i be worried or is this normal ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
PlanB: Your bleeding and spotting can be normal with plan B. Not to worry
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Emergency Contracept: Emergency contraception can certainly throw your period out of whack. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late.
Last updated Sep 29, 2016


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