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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 44 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 42-year-old member asked:

Missed period for 2 weeks, when do I test?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Now: If you are pregnant, it will show up on a test by now. Good luck.
A 38-year-old female asked:

Im so moody I don't no why my period was short last month like 4 days and it came this month for 7 days i'm so moody what could be wrong?

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Not your periods: Both menses sound normal being moody is likely related to other circumstances (husband, kids, job, money ?).
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A 22-year-old female asked:

When spotting very little, is it considered a menstral cycle?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Hypomenorrhea: Very light menstrual flow can be normal. Having regular cycles that aren't too heavy or painful is more important than concern about enough flow. A sudden change in menstrual flow can signal a problem, like a hormonal change or pregnancy.
A 47-year-old member asked:

I had my period a week ago. & sex today. When can I take a test?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
HPT: Most women take a pregnancy test when they miss their period or thereafter. However some early pregnancy tests may be able to detect pregnancy up to six days prior to a missed period.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Normally, how long would the morning after pill delay your period?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Variable: It may not delay it. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist.

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