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Does Plan B 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
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
Girlfriend had period on June 25 after taking Plan B which was normal. Still hasn't had her next period yet. Is this normal?
PlanB: PlanB can disrupt your periodI t could return to normal next month ...Read more
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
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
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?
My gf took plan B in December and it's been over a month and she still haven't gotten her period. She haven't had any symptoms. Is it normal?
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
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
Not sure: If it works, it still could delay your period starting by a few days. ...Read more
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
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
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
I have post pill amenorrah but I took a plan b pill last month due to an accident I got a good period will I get periods now or do I still have ppa?
Time will tell: Time will determine the answer t your question over the next few months. ...Read more
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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