A 47-year-old member asked:
I was wondering does the bleeding after dose of morning after pill count as menstrual cycle?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 8 years experience
Nope: It does not. Hormones are tricky, you know your body best, see how similar the bleeding is to past cycles.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
It may or may not.: 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. The bleeding may be be between cycle bleeding or there is potential for an early period.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Could the bleeding after dose of morning after pill count as menstrual cycle?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: The morning after pill contains hormones, which can interfere with your normal cycle. It is expected your cycles may be irregular if you use supplemental hormones. Remember, morning after decreases rate of pregnancy, but does not eliminate it.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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