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A 16-year-old male asked:

My girlfriend took plan b less than two days after unprotected sex and is having pink then brown spotting 5 days before her usual period. side effect?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Probably: Can cause irregular bleeding. Please use condoms next time. Good luck.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Emergency : Contraceptive. 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. This is most likely a side effect.
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