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Doctor insights on: Long Period After Taking Plan B

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Is it healthy to have a longer period after taking plan b? I have had my period for 7 days when normally my period lasts only 5 days

Is it healthy to have a longer period after taking plan b? I have had my period for 7 days when normally my period lasts only 5 days

One : One of the most common side effects of using the Plan B is an irregular cycle afterwards. If you find yourself having prolonged bleeding (2 weeks or more) or if you are having extremely heavy bleeding that worries you, contact your doctor. Below i've attached a website with lots of great information about emergency contraception. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a longer period after taking Plan B? I have had my period for 7 days but normally my period is 5 days. Too Plan B

One : One of the most common side effects of using the Plan B is an irregular cycle afterwards. If you find yourself having prolonged bleeding (2 weeks or more) or if you are having extremely heavy bleeding that worries you, contact your doctor. Below i've attached a website with lots of great information about emergency contraception. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have irregular/light periods that last 3-4days long. I took plan b, but took it late (3 days). 6 dys later, had 2 dy long period, could i be prego?

Not certain. May be: Plan b side effects. It can cause changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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I have been on nexplanon for 2 weeks had unprotected sex, and I am worried that if I take a Plan B pill it will increase the chance of a long period?

Why plan B?: Nexplanon is a contraceptive. if you had it inserted for 2 weeks you should be protected against pregnancy. There is no need for emergency contraception (plan B) since you are already using a (long acting) contraception -NEXPLANON. ...Read more

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I know Mirena (levonorgestrel) can cause "irregular" bleeding, But I would call it "unending" i have a 2 1/2 month long period. Is this normal, or should I be worried?

I know Mirena (levonorgestrel) can cause "irregular" bleeding, But I would call it "unending" i have a 2 1/2 month long period. Is this normal, or should I be worried?

Not ovulating: Your abnormal bleeding is most likely due to the fact that you're not ovulating (anovulatory bleeding). You should discuss this with your primary medical provider or gynecology specialist who can adjust your contraceptive, or do more in depth evaluation. ...Read more

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I have Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD & just finished 2 1/2 month long period. Lately I have random shooting vaginal pain. My nipples are also sore. Whats wrong with me?

I have Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD & just finished 2 1/2 month long period. Lately I have random shooting vaginal pain.  My nipples are also sore. Whats wrong with me?

Should not be: Pregnant. You could take a pregnancy test if worried. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) puts out Progesterone to counteract the estrogen you make. Your symptoms come from the estrogen . Once you stop bleeding on theorems you usually are ok and just might have breakthrough spotting. ...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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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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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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How long after taking Plan B should I get my period?

It all Depends: It all depends on when it is due. Some people do not have an extra period or change with one dose of plan b. The bigger question is where were you in your cycle when you took this hormone? ...Read more