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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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., .

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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.

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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.

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Is it normal for my period to miss since I took Plan B 19 days ago?

Reading Labels: Plan B or other forms of emergency contraception can change, interfere, interrupt or just plain wreak havoc on the menstrual cycle for up to two months.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.