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A 32-year-old member asked:

Does taking plan b with birth control mess up your period?

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Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Anytime you take a hormone it can affect your mensus.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

How do I know when will i get my period after taking Plan B while on birth control?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Depends: Where are you in your pill pack? If early, may experience some bleeding within a few days of finishing plan b.
A 49-year-old member asked:

How can taking both Plan B birth control and a spermicide affect my period?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
Gynecology 22 years experience
See below: Plan b will usually cause your period to come at a different time. Spermicide has no effect on menstrual cycle length.
Seattle, WA
A 18-year-old female asked:

Can birth control patch and Plan B stop you from getting your period?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Schmidt
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Maybe: With a BCP patch the woman will have withdrawal bleed when she stops it. Ask your gyn about plan B
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is Plan B more effective then birth control?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No!: With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate is 0.3%->99% effective.In typical use, because taking a pill every d without ever missing is hard, about 9/100 couples will get pregnant/year.But emergency birth control, plan b, reduces your risk of pregnancy by about 80-85%, and is not intended for regular use.Ask about other bc options that are easy to use and long lasting like iud or implant.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How does Plan B affect birth control?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Plan B =emergency BC: With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate is 0.3%->99% effective.In typical use, because taking a pill every d without ever missing is hard, about 9/100 couples will get pregnant/year.But emergency birth control, plan b, reduces your risk of pregnancy by about 80-85%, and is not intended for regular use.Ask about other bc options that are easy to use and long lasting like iud or implant.

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Last updated Feb 25, 2013

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