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Dr. Peter Baumann
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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. ...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?

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Not recommended: Plan b's side effect is delayed period; however, you should not be using it to stop having periods, as that is not its indication for use. Talk to your doctor about using standard birth control pills in a manner that would stop periods. ...Read more

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How long after taking Plan B do you get your period?

That is variable.: 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. ...Read more

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

Unlikely: While it will alter the next cycle that you have, it is unlikely that it would alter the cycle after that. Most women have normal cycles the next time around. ...Read more

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For how long after taking Plan B will your period be off?

May not be off at al: It depend when you took the Plan B , your period should come at the normal time. If it does not you need to check a pg test. ...Read more

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