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Does Plan B always cause bleeding?

Does Plan B always cause bleeding?

Plan B One Step: might cause bleeding as a side effect but often does not. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Does Plan B cause spotting?

Does Plan B cause spotting?

It can: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Does Plan B contraceptive cause a period?

Does Plan B contraceptive cause a period?

It could impact: period. 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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Plan b - does it cause vaginal excessive bleeding?

Plan b - does it cause vaginal excessive bleeding?

Usually not: It is a progestin-based medication and so should not be causing excessive bleeding, but can cause breakthrough bleeding/spotting and change of mentrual flow, or can cause you to miss your period. So, excessive bleeding is unusual, but not impossible. So, if you have trouble, consullt your doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can the Plan B pill cause painful periods?

Can the Plan B pill cause painful periods?

No it should: Not be causing side effects during multiple menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Can the Plan B pill cause discharge?

Can the Plan B pill cause discharge?

Some women : Have brown discharge (which likely represents old, deoxygenated blood). ...Read more

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Does bleeding mean Plan B is working?

Not necessarily: Bleeding can be a side effect of plan b. The proof that it worked is when you have your normal period. ...Read more

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Does Plan B one step cause early cramping?

Does Plan B one step cause early cramping?

It can.: 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 / cramping or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify your doctor if >. ...Read more

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Is bleeding after Plan B mean that it work?

No: Plan b may or may not cause irregular bleeding. These are side effects. The only way to know that treatment was successful is that your period arrived, or that you had a negative pregnancy test after time of anticipated period. ...Read more

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Does the bleeding you get after Plan B means it worked?

No: Irregular bleeding or spotting can be a side effect. The 'proof is in the pudding', when you get a normal period. ...Read more

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Does withdrawal bleeding after Plan B count as my period?

Does withdrawal bleeding after Plan B count as my period?

It can be hard to: Tell because 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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Does a Plan B pill cause cervical mucus?

Possible: If you get an excessive, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can Plan B cause late period!?

Can Plan B cause late period!?

Possibly: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can Plan B cause spotting between periods?

Can Plan B cause spotting between periods?

Yes: A potential side effect w emergency contraception is menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Does it cause infertility to take plan b after an abortion?

Does it cause infertility to take plan b after an abortion?

No: Plan B has a transient effect on the system and leaves no long lasting residual.Abortion, depending on technique and or complications would have a greater potential to effect reproduction, but for most does not. ...Read more

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Does Plan B effect periods?

It can: Affect bleeding a little bit by changing the lining of the uterus, that's how it works, but it doesn't affect ovulation (egg release) which affects a monthly cycle. ...Read more

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Can the Plan B pill cause you to get cramps after menstration?

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 your period is 7 or more days late. ...Read more

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Took Plan B pill, is it normal to have severe cramping and heavy, heavy bleeding?

Took Plan B pill, is it normal to have severe cramping and heavy, heavy bleeding?

Yes: Everyone's bleeding is different and if you are soaking 3-4 pads per hour, you should contact your doctor or go to the er. To make sure you have nothing to worry about, see your doctor for ultrasound and/or pregnancy test in the next week. ...Read more

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Does plan b cause a delay on ovulation or how does it work?

Does plan b cause a delay on ovulation or how does it work?

Prevent ovulation.: If taken at the right time, before your body sends a signal to ovulate (LH surge), EC can stop the signal and completely prevent ovulation. The follicle will likely degrade without the signal to release the egg. The EC would sustain the lining of the uterus and once that is cleared, you'll have a period. ...Read more

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