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Morning After Pill Irregular Period
If I used morning after pill twice a month (levonorgestrel 1.5mg) is it really bad for my body? Any side effect other than irregular period?
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
Irregular periods. Took morning after pill 2 weeks ago and now experiencing pain & shedding of uterus with a drop of blood each time I pee?
Breakthrough bleedin: If you keep spotting you may want to see GYN and ultrasound to see what is going on. Seems like your endometrial lining has not shredded completely. ...Read more
Could the morning after pill (levonelle) be causing breast tenderness 8 weeks after taking it. Negative pregnancy test and 3 irregular periods since?
No: The levonelle is out of your system at this point but your own hormones can cause breast tenderness. If you are having irregular periods that is a sign that your hormones are out of balance and it would be a good idea to see someone to find out why. If also could be due to a more reliable method of contraception that you are hopefully using now. Hope this is helpful. Best wishes ...Read more
It depends on what stage of your cycle you were when you took it.
You should have a normal period within the next month after taking emergency contraceptive pills (also called "morning after pills" or "day after pills"). Sometimes, emergency contraception can change the length of your monthly menstrual cycle, making your next period come as much as a week earlier or a week later than usual. ...Read more
Yes: Irregular bleeding after taking a morning-after pill, like Plan B or ella, (ulipristal acetate) is somewhat common. Some women get spotting or bleeding before the next period. Women may also have a heavier or lighter next period, or a period that is early or late. A urine pregnancy test can be done 10-14 days after taking a morning-after pill, to be sure the pill worked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Anytime you take hormones it can throw off your cycle. Check a pregnancy test though, the morning after decreases rate of pregnancy, but does not eliminate it. ...Read more
Is it normal to have bleedings, just like having my period, a week after I took the morning after pill?
Having bleeding a week after taking morning after pill. Is that my period again? How long should it last?
Sounds normal: When you take a morning after pill, it can alter the subsequent period. You can have early bleeding or late bleeding, or prolonged spotting. These symptoms should resolve after your next menstrual cycle. To be 100% safe, you may want to take a pregnancy test in a week or two, since this period may not be normal. ...Read more
Is it normal to bleed after taking "the morning after pill"? Even if I already got my period this month?
Yes: It is not uncommon to have some sort of bleeding, whether it be a little spotting, or more of an early period after taking the morning after pill. I do advise either abstinence or using a backup contraceptive like condoms until you get your next full period and confirm you are indeed not pregnant. ...Read more
Can I use Yaz an emergency pill, no acces to morning after pill in this country. Last day of period 29 dec?
It has been used: It has been used in a 5 tablet dose with some(but not very good) effectiveness ...Read more
Had the morning after pill on monday after having unprotected sex on the saturday and still no period. Is this normal?
Bleeding varies.: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist. ...Read more
How many months more or fewer does it usually take to get your period back on track after the morning after pill? Thanks
What happens if u have unprotected sex on your safe days and your period is due in two days but u take the morning after pill?
Nothing: Nothing, you are doubly protectedGet a more detailed answer ›
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