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A 18-year-old female asked:

How long can the morning after pill delay your period ?

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 45 years experience
AIt depends.: It depends on what stage of your cycle you were when you took it. You should have a normal period within the next month after taking emergency contraceptive pills (also called "morning after pills" or "day after pills"). Sometimes, emergency contraception can change the length of your monthly menstrual cycle, making your next period come as much as a week earlier or a week later than usual.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

How can the morning after pill affect your period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
In different ways.: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Can the morning after pill work while on period?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It can be used at: Any time of the month.
Last updated May 28, 2018

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