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Doctor insights on: Can Plan B Make You Skip A Period

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Does Plan B make you miss your period?

Does Plan B make you miss your period?

Possibly: 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. ...Read more

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Can Plan B make you miss your period for months?

Can Plan B make you miss your period for months?

It shouldn't: Take a pregnancy test & notify your doctor if your period is 7 or more days late. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period after taking plan b?

Is it normal to miss a period after taking plan b?

Often: It is not uncommon for this to disrupt the homeostasis of the reproductive system, so can impact next one-to-few menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss your period if you took plan b?

Is it normal to miss your period if you took plan b?

Can happen: Or it may be delayed, or you may have some irregularly irregular bleeding. Make sure your pregnancy test is negative ...Read more

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Does Plan B make you miss your period. Mine is 14days late?

Does Plan B make you miss your period. Mine is 14days late?

Potentially: 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. ...Read more

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Finished 21 day pack and no sign of period I also took two doses of Plan B on second day of bc. Didn't miss any pill after. Should I start another pack?

Check first: I recommend checking a pregnancy test first, if negative, there are other things that can cause the period to not start. Your doctor can help to figure out what else may be causing, if you are not pregnant., . ...Read more

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Can Plan B cause me to miss my period completly?

Yes: Plan b often causes a delay in ovulation. This will cause the period to be delayed. It's common for the cycle to be thrown off for up to 2 months after taking plan b. Be sure to run a pregnancy test 14 days after the accident just to be sure there is no pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I took Plan B twice in a month is it possible to skip my period?

This is NOT what: Plan b is designed for. It is to be used in the event of failure of your primary form of protection. Plan b can cause changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). However, you couldn't reliably predict what, if any changes would occur. ...Read more

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Should I expect to miss my period if I take Plan B contraception?

Should I expect to miss my period if I take Plan B contraception?

Expect to - no.: However, this can sometimes be a side effect. 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. ...Read more

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Will I miss my period sinse I took Plan B, without this months period coming yet? And what side effects are from Plan B

Plan B: 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

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Took Plan B right after my period. Can Plan B skip period completely for 2 months even when its effect is already gone from my body within a few days?

Took Plan B right after my period. Can Plan B skip period completely for 2 months even when its effect is already gone from my body within a few days?

Are you Pregnant?: I think the bigger question here with missed periods is if you are pregnant or not. If you have not done a pregnancy test then that is the next indicated thing. All answers will depend on that test and if you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Do I still have to go to the hospital now or just wait till I see or miss my period since I cannot take the Plan B because its too late.?

Do I still have to go to the hospital now or just wait till I see or miss my period since I cannot take the Plan B because its too late.?

Morning after pill: If you are too late for the morning-after pill, then all there is to do is to wait. Get a pregnancy test in a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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4 days very light red spotting when wipe, didn't miss only bc pills took Plan B since 1 st mth on bc, pg test neg, normal for period to be this light?

4 days very light red spotting when wipe, didn't miss only bc pills took Plan B since 1 st mth on bc, pg test neg, normal for period to be this light?

Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &  hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do  a home pregnancy test.   there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.   ...Read more

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Doc say Plan B can skip period completely. How can it do that when the effect is gone from bod within few days. I took it during period. It trick body?

Affects ovulation: To the degree that Plan B interferes with ovulation it may affect the period, which normally occurs 2 weeks after ovulation. Taken during your period its effect will be minimal. Practically speaking, I see minimal effects on periods from plan b. ...Read more

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Does spotting after plan b means you're not pregnant? Sometimes I skip a month without a period so it's hard to know when I'm ovulating

Does spotting after plan b means you're not pregnant? Sometimes I skip a month without a period so it's hard to know when I'm ovulating

It may be a med: Side effect. Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take a home pregnancy test 2 to 3 weeks after sexual act if unsure. ...Read more

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I took Plan B at end of cycle, 1 day before period was due and got a normal period 4 days later. Next month I miss my period. Why? Am I pregnant?

I took Plan B at end of cycle, 1 day before period was due and got a normal period 4 days later. Next month I miss my period. Why? Am I pregnant?

It unlikely: Due to the from the cycle when you took plan b, the next month, if you had intercourse you could be pregnant. Check a pregnancy test if you are concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had sex on the last day of my period. Took plan b. I had bleeding for 4 days after the pill. Late this month, is it normal to miss period from pill?

I had sex on the last day of my period. Took plan b. I had bleeding for 4 days after the pill. Late this month, is it normal to miss period from pill?

Not necessarily: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
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

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I can miss periods often. Can I use plan B to induce a period when they are late and I'm not pregnant? I have a paragard IUD.

Plan B: Plan B can have moderate to severe side effects that would are not normal with a regular period. It should not be used as birth control or menstrual regulation. That is why it is called "PlanB" ...Read more

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Unprotected sex during middle of bc pack, don't take @same time so took plan b. 3rd day of placebo, no period, could be pregnant? Miss per altogether?

Unprotected sex during middle of bc pack, don't take @same time so took plan b. 3rd day of placebo, no period, could be pregnant? Miss per altogether?

Possibly: Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time your next expected period was to start. If its negative then, repeat in 1 week. If negative, see your doctor. ...Read more