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White Cm After Taking Plan B Pill
May be a side effect: Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Cannot answer that: Depends when your next period will start. ...Read more
Took plan b on 7/4, started bleeding on 7/14. I've been bleeding for 10 days now. How long will the bleeding last for after taking plan b pill?
Yes: This is some light bleeding caused by the hormonal effects of the pills. Get a pregnancy test in a few weeks to ease your worries - make sure your not pregnant. Plan b works pretty well but nothing is perfect. Also consider getting on a good birth control method so you do not have to go through this emotional torture again. ...Read more
See your doctor: Irregular bleeding after taking plan B is actually fairly common. Between 10 - 20 percent of all women who take emergency contraception will have some irregular bleeding in the month following. The bleeding after emergency contraception is rarely serious and almost always resolves within the month. Checking with your regular doctor is still the best plan. ...Read more
Periods have become shorter since taking Plan B pill. Normal periods just shorter. Is this normal?
Because in women under fasting conditions, maximum plasma concentrations is reached at 1.7 hours.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
Should I use Plan B? I was on a 3 day course of bactrim and had sex and the condom broke. I am on ortho tri cyclen lo for 7 years. I am concerned that the Bactrim may have effected my BC pill. Should I take Plan B?
1 day: No waiting period is necessary if you took pan b correctly and at the right time. ...Read more
Got period 2 weeks early after taking Plan B after sex. Coincidence? Effect of pill? Or something else like adjusting to sisters' cycles?
My girlfriend is experiencing bloating, a hot head, lower stomic pains 4 days after taking Plan B one-setp pill? How long will this last?
A few days: The effects only last a day or two. ...Read more
Can I take my BC pills once I start bleeding after taking plan b? How can I tell if it's my normal period?
Very unlikely: It is very unlikely that you would get pregnant which is obviously what you are asking taking both Plan B and birth control pills correctly but, if you are taking your pills correctly, there is no reason to take Plan B. It would be better to use condoms and decrease the risk of STDs in addition to increasing the contraceptive effectiveness. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I had my period a week and a half before taking Plan B pill, week after taking the pill got my period again. It started off as brown discharge. Normal?
Plan B: Emergency contraception is used after unprotected intercourse to decrease the risk of pregnancy by about 70%. It is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding or an abnormal cycle after use is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more
I bled 2 weeks after taking plan b, could this be implantation bleeding from pregnancy or is it a side effect of the pill?
About Plan B...: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. A person would not say some spotting was "implantation" unless there was later a confirmed pregnancy. ...Read more
Is it normal to have dark spotting followed by cramping and then my period a few days after taking plan b? I took the Plan B pill twice in 2 weeks.
If you are needing: Plan b twice in 2 weeks - then you really need to look into a good form of baseline protection. Potential side effects w plan b: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. ...Read more
Should I continue the rest of my birth control pills after taking plan b? I have about two weeks left. Only took it because I might have missed a day
Chances of getting pregnant after taking the plan b pill on the last day of your period? How accurate are pregnancy tests 3 weeks after taking plan b
Pregnancy unlikely: Taking Plan B or other emergency contraception pills can alter the timing or the quality of the current menstrual cycle and the upcoming cycle. One should check a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after taking Plan B, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time but not all of the time. Tests are very accurate 3 weeks after sex. ...Read more
Can taking plan B pill several times over the course of a few years increase my risk of developing breast cancer?
Probably not: Over few weeks, may be not. Over few months, less likely. Over years, may be the reason is because you do not care about your health, or your safety. If you do you will not keep yourself so vulnerable by keep taking plan B to prevent pregnancy.you are a healthy young lady, sexually active. You should be practicing safe sex first. Second you should be on a plan to protect you from pregnancy. Be smart. ...Read more
After 6 days of taking Plan B pill, I got a heavy flow period for only 2 days & now only brownish discharge for 2 days. Is it implantation bleeding?
Unlikely: It depends on how soon after your unprotected intercourse, that you took plan b. The sooner you took it, the more likely that you prevented ovulation. Implantation bleeding is a bit of a misnomer. It sounds like your bleeding pattern may be off for awhile. If it's been at least 10 days since unprotected intercourse, can take a home preg test. If neg, repeat 7 days. Consider birth control also. ...Read more
Can sore nipples be a side effect of the Plan B pill? I have it 2 days after having sex/taking Plan B pill
Period is due in 2 days. I had cramping before taking plan b pill last night. I still have a bit of cramping but no period. Will it be delayed?
Maybe. Maybe not.: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. Also, be sure to get on a reliable birth control method today, so to avoid needing Plan B in the future. ...Read more
When will you get you period after taking Plan B and taking your daily birth control pills? Took 2 hpt, both negative. When will I have my cycle?
When a woman takes hormones to manipulate their period, the result can be totally different from woman to woman.
Once you start your cycle, it may take 2 or 3 cycles to get re regulated. ...Read more
I got my period 4 days late after taking plan b, never took a hpt since I got my. & started bc pills. Do I expect my period during placebo week still?
Maybe: Your cycle will be off for a month or 2 because if the plan B. If you are going to be sexually active, use back up contraception like a condom until your cycles are regular. In fact it's a good idea to use condoms all the time, for extra insurance. If you don't have a period at the expected time, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
My lower stomach hurts sort of like cramps but lighter 3 days after taking Plan B (took it within 1 hour) did the pill work? My expected period:sep 28
Probably worked: It is not so unusual to have some cramping and possibly even a small amount of bleeding in the days after taking planb. It is important to know that it is not 100% effective, though you took it correctly. You must take a pregnancy test now and repeat it at about the time of your next period. If your cramping continues, call your doctor. ...Read more
I've already gotten my period twice after taking Plan B & started birth control pills. Now, I'm experiencing a hard stomach. What could be causing it?
Plan B: Yes. Plan B emergency contraception is a backup plan that helps prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex or birth control failure. The sooner it's taken, the better it works. It contains levonorgestrel, the same hormone used in many birth control pills, just at a higher dose. ...Read more
A #: Potential side effects with Plan B can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow; loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if you miss your period or develop significant lower abdominal pain. ...Read more
You may or may not bleed to Plan B. Your period may or may not be on time. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late.
Can be: Plan b had high doses of estrogen with a sudden drop back to your current levels to induce a period or micro-disruptions in the uterus to help prevent/reject implantation. Frequent swings in estrogen will at a minimum make your cycles very irregular. Additionally if you are using Plan B that much your are taking a lot of chances with exposure to potential stds, hiv, hepatitis and hpv. ...Read more
Yes, it can be.: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Maybe: If a woman vomited within 30 minutes of taking a pill, the thought is that the pill did not have time to dissolve and get absorbed... meaning she can take another pill. There is some guessing involved, as nobody knows excactly when her pill gets dissolved and absorbed. She should check a urine pregnancy 3 weeks after taking Plan B, because Plan B works most of the time but not all of the time. ...Read more
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