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What happens if you take plan b while on your period? Will it stop my period? Is there any chance I could still get pregnant?

What happens if you take plan b while on your period? Will it stop my period? Is there any chance I could still get pregnant?

It works/Maybe/Maybe: 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. ...Read more

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Can you take Plan B on your period?

Can you take Plan B on your period?

Yes: Planb is most effective when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. The least likely point in your cycle to get pregnant is during your period. If you take planb, expect some irregular bleeding and a delay in your next cycle. Also, check a pregnancy test at least 2 weeks after unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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Can brown discharge after taking Plan B while on your period suggest pregnancy?

Can brown discharge after taking Plan B while on your period suggest pregnancy?

It is likely: Blood being expelled. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. ...Read more

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Could Plan B have any long term affects on your period?

Could Plan B have any long term affects on your period?

Highly unlikely: Plan B can effect menstrual cycle but this is not a permanent effect. Some women have reported to their cycles lasting one to several cycles duration. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Will taking Plan B while you're on your period mess you up?

Will taking Plan B while you're on your period mess you up?

Plan B can be used: At time during your menstrual cycle. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Will taking Plan B while you're on your period mess you up?

Will taking Plan B while you're on your period mess you up?

Plan B can be used: At any point during your menstrual cycle. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be on your period again after you just have been on it a week ago plus taking a Plan B pill on the last day of your previous period?

Plan b: 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Plan B can cause temporary disruption. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex while on your period? Or should I buy plan b?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex while on your period? Or should I buy plan b?

To be safest: - would use some form of birth control every time you have sex - if you don't want to become pregnant. Plan B should only be used as emergency contraception when another form of birth control has failed. Plan B should not replace regular contraception. ...Read more

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Took Plan B Jan 1st. Got my menstrual period Jan 8 and still have it till this day. (Jan 19) What could it be? Should I be concerned?

Took Plan B Jan 1st. Got my menstrual period Jan 8 and still have it till this day. (Jan 19) What could it be? Should I be concerned?

Irregular bleeding: Spotting is 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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Didn't know you couldn't get pregnant on your period and took plan b. Period finished as normal, three days later started new period, now brown discharge?

Didn't know you couldn't get pregnant on your period and took plan b. Period finished as normal, three days later started new period, now brown discharge?

Asked and Answered: You will have abnormal menstrual symptoms for up to two months after plan B. Brown is the color of blood that has lost all of it's oxygen. Hold on. You have weeks to go till you get back to normal. Maybe you can use this time to learn the five simple and important facts about your fertility. Start with Ovulation. When you ovulate in your cycle is key to being empowered as a woman. ...Read more

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What happens when you take plan b while on birth control, what should you expect your period to be like, and how do you resume your pills?

What happens when you take plan b while on birth control, what should you expect your period to be like, and how do you resume your pills?

Not necessary: If you are using your birth control pills consistently, you do not need to take Plan B. Taking both these together, may give you rather irregular bleeding, which will be variable and unpredictable for some days to may some weeks. ...Read more

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If you take Plan B how long you suppose to get your period?

If u take plan B: U should get your period at the normal time, and remember u should not have to use Plan B very often, talk to your obgyn about reliablebirth control that u can tolerate. ...Read more

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If you take Plan B when you just start your period what happens?

If you take Plan B when you just start your period what happens?

It is fine to take: Plan b at any time during your menstrual cycle- it should be taken within 72 hours of sex. ...Read more

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Can you have your period after you take Plan B and then not start your period?

PLAN B: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late 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 doctor if you miss your period. Cont’d. ...Read more

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