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I have bleeding after emergency contraception need help, should I be concerned?

I have bleeding after emergency contraception need help, should I be concerned?

Side Effect.: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. If not hemorrhaging is likely ok. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Is it normal to have heavy bleeding after taking emergency contraception?

Is it normal to have heavy bleeding after taking emergency contraception?

It can happen: Emergency contraception can change your next period--it can come early, or be delayed. It might be heavier, but there are other causes of heavy bleeding including stds that should be checked to be sure. If you had unprotected sex and thus a risk of stds, you should get a check. ...Read more

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I had an intermenstrual bleeding a week after taking emergency contraception (yuzpe regimen). Where am i standing now in my mens cycle?

I had an intermenstrual bleeding a week after taking emergency contraception (yuzpe regimen). Where am i standing now in my mens cycle?

Impossible to answer: Since you took extra hormones instead of being on birth control it may take one or two cycles to fully get back to normal. Please remember that you will have difficulty knowing when you are fertile now for a time and must protect against unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more

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Upto how many days hormonal bleeding will take place after taking emergency contraception pill?

Upto how many days hormonal bleeding will take place after taking emergency contraception pill?

Few days: It's not easy to answer your question specifically. You may have 2 or more days if pills were taken after ovulation (you didn't give the time in your cycle when you took them; would you even know?). Also, if you have a history or pattern of irregular menstrual bleeding, that could be a factor. If you have more questions about your bleeding, do see your clinician. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is there a way to determine the conception date, if you had bleeding twice in one month? One possibly due to taking a emergency contraception pill.

Is there a way to determine the conception date, if you had bleeding twice in one month? One possibly due to taking a emergency contraception pill.

By sonogram : A pregnancy can be dated by using the last menstrual cycle. If that date is unknown a sonogram can be done to determine how far along you are. Then Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more

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4 weeks preg(8/18) would conception result from 7/17 or 7/26 emergency contraception bleeding between dates- Actually began on 7/18 EC taken 7/11?

 4 weeks preg(8/18) would conception result from 7/17 or 7/26 emergency contraception bleeding between dates- Actually began on 7/18 EC taken 7/11?

Maybe none: Generally, the convention is that a 4 week pregnancy means 2 weeks from actual conception. In that case 7/26 is the only possibility, and that is only borderline. ...Read more

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I bleed 5 to 7 days after using emergency contraception is this a period& if I have unprotected sex 7 days after just before the bleeding am I safe?

I bleed 5 to 7 days after using emergency contraception is this a period& if I have unprotected sex 7 days after just before the bleeding am I safe?

Emerg Contraception: Emergency contraception causes temporary menstrual cycle disruption so some abnormal bleeding is pretty common. If you have unprotected sex again then you will need to take emergency contraception again. It would be best to use condoms or avoid intercourse until you can start effective long term birth control. ...Read more

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I had my period from 12-16.9 and on 17.9 I took an emergency contraception. On, 22.9 I started bleeding. It's like my period came again. Is it normal?

I had my period from 12-16.9 and on 17.9 I took an emergency contraception. On, 22.9 I started bleeding. It's like my period came again. Is it normal?

Yes: Hormonal changes by plan B can induce bleeding after the level of plan B hormones falls. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more