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A 22-year-old female asked:

Does a heavy period (on time) mean that plan b has worked? i am also on birth control (for over two years). should i be worried at all

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Plan B: If you are already on birth control then you do not also need to take Plan B. The idea of birth control is to prevent pregnancy so taking Plan B is not necessary. If you were not taking them correctly then perhaps that is why it was added. In general a normal period means that you are not pregnant. You can always take a home test if you are concerned.
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