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How can the Plan B pill affect your next period?

How can the Plan B pill affect your next 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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Haven't had period in 2 months is it due to plan b?

Possibly: But could also be due to pregnancy since plan b only has an 85-95% effectiveness. Do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Period isn't normal after plan b, it keeps stopping and starting?

Period isn't normal after plan b, it keeps stopping and starting?

How long has this: Been going on for? 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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Took 2 Plan B within 2 weeks & period is 5 days late, when should I start to worry? Made bc appointment for next wk so please don't preach! Thank you!

Take Pregnancy Test: No preaching. You took Plan B too late. It is time for a pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are available in nearly every store there in johnson city. ...Read more

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I have taken a plan b and so far I haven't had a period in 55 days.?

I have taken a plan b and so far I haven't had a period in 55 days.?

Please do a home: Pregnancy test & advise your doctor. It is important to rule pregnancy out. 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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Took Plan B and didn't get my period, help?

Took Plan B and didn't get my period, help?

Plan B: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. If your period is a week or more late, please take a pregnancy test and discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Are you or aren't you supposed to get your period after using Plan B?

Should get period: Yes, you should still get a period even though menstrual flow can be effected. Contact your doctor if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Took plan b almost 2 yrs ago still haven't had a period Dr said I'm fine I'm not comfortable with his theory?

You are not fine: Plan B is a single treatment to prevent a single ovulation cycle. It will not cause permanent cessation of menses. You need a proper workup. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your period 2 months after taking plan b? . Didn't have a period until 2 months after plan b.

Is it normal to get your period 2 months after taking plan b? . Didn't have a period until 2 months after plan b.

Use of Plan B may: Be the cause. 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

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Girlfriend took Plan B and had her period on June 25. It is now July 28 and she hasn't has her next period. Is this normal?

Late period: Just 3 days is not that unusual! . Important to start at the first day of previous period and count from there forward to determine the "CYCLE" Not sure what plan b is for you both?
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Forgot to take last pill of month on fri, took Plan B mon morning. Should have started period tues, haven't. Normal for it to be late b/c of timing?

Pill: It is normal for it to be late or missed totally. Plan b is a progestin meaning it acts like Progesterone in your body. In the menstrual cycle, Progesterone decreases right before menses occurs. Also usually after your last pill, then the progestin drops. Because you just took a high dose progestin it may think it shouldn't have a period yet. Hence the late, possibly missed period, . ...Read more

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I haven't had my period in 7 months. Could it be because of the Plan B pill?

Unlikely: Unlikely that Plan B will cause a lost of menstruation for 7 months. I would take a pregnancy test and schedule a time to meet with your obgyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Period 2 weeks early after plan b. Normal?

Period 2 weeks early after plan b. Normal?

It could be your: Period - or other bleeding. 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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How will 2 Plan B tablets taken in one month affect period?

Irregular: Taking Plan B will throw the normal cycle off for up to 2 months after taking. It may be bleeding too early, too late, too long, too short or skipped. Anything is possible. Take a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the sex. Be sure to use first urine of the morning for best accuracy. ...Read more

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Can I take Plan B One Step two days before expected period.?

Yes: You may but it's not necessary. If your preriod is really due in 2days then you don't have to worry about pregnancy.You have already ovulated about 12 days ago. ...Read more

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How long does my next period will come in after taking a Plan B pill?

Not sure: If it works, it still could delay your period starting by a few days. ...Read more

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I am having period right after taking Plan B one step, how long will it last?

That is variable.: Plan b can cause changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period). ...Read more

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Had period 2 weeks ago and took a Plan B pill having it again is this normal?

Had period 2 weeks ago and took a Plan B pill having it again is this normal?

Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a medical abortion. Irregular bleeding after taking Plan B is not rare. Always check a pregnancy test after using Plan B and see a doctor to start a better form of birth control. ...Read more

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If I took Plan B 10 days before expected period. Should it come late or early?

Reading labels: Plan B will change, interfere with or just interrupt the normal menstrual cycle for up to two months. You cannot count on a period to be on time or as expected. ...Read more

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After how many cycles does a period go tp its regular normal cycle when taking plan b?

After how many cycles does a period go tp its regular normal cycle when taking plan b?

Yes: Planb is most effective when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. 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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I took a Plan B in may, period was 3 weeks early, then a month late, then 3 weeks early, is this normal?

Yes: Taking Plan B can disrupt the quality, quantity and regularity of your flow. It may take a cycle or two to get your cycle back to its regular pattern. However, since Plan B is taken to prevent an unwanted pregnancy, you must be sure to follow-up with yor gynecologist should irregular bleeding continue to make sure you are not pregnant and have him/her make sure all is ok. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take plan b pills two times a month. First time without period and second time on the day period starts? . thanks

Check instructions: Plan B One-Step® is a single pill you take by mouth. It must be taken within 72 hours after unprotected sex or birth control failure. The sooner you take it, the better it works. Plan B One-Step® should not be taken as regular birth control. Plan B One-Step® is not as effective as using a regular birth control method correctly and consistently. If you have unprotected sex after taking Plan B One-Step®, it will not prevent you from getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Took Plan B after protected sex because I panicked. I took it the 1st of feb, period was due the 8th and it is now the 10th. 2 days late. Help me?

Plan B can sometimes: Effect the timing of your period. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Take a home pregnancy test ; notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Scared and asked me to take the Plan B pill because he had a hunch that something went wrong so I did. I got what seemed like a period 3 weeks later.?

See your doctor now: Four questions on the same issue. It is critical to see your gynecologist right away to evaluate what is going on. Plan b is high dose oral contraceptive which causes a spontaneous abortion. You need further evaluation as soon as possible. ...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 Plan B be used to stop your period temporarily?

Can Plan B be used to stop your period temporarily?

Plan B: Don't misuse plan B. Delayed period is only a POTENTIAL side effect. It was not designed for this purpose. ...Read more