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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 more
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 ›
Took morning after pill, a week later had a 3-day bleeding, expected period is 10 days late, negative hpt. When to expect period?
Plan B: It may well be at the next cycle. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex and the next day got the morning after pill. 2 days later im getting a sort of brown period? Did the pill work?
My wife took the morning after pill on 30/09/2017 after we had unprotected sex but still hasn't gotten her period should we be worried?
NO: She may have side effects from the morning after pill which is 98-99% effective. ...Read more
I took the morning after pill 23 hours after protected sex but now 2 weeks after My period is 2 days late. Could the pill have failed?
It's unlikely to become pregnant after proper use of the morning-after pill, but it's possible (< 1% chance). The morning-after pill is known to throw off the menstrual cycle a bit and can cause your next period to come a bit early or a bit late which is the more likely cause.
Still, a home urine pregnancy test is an inexpensive and very easy way to know for sure. ...Read more
I took the morning after pill and got my period a week later but 2 weeks before my scheduled period. Is this my period for the month early?
I had unprotected sex with my bf and we took the morning after pill 2 days later but now it looks like I having a second period. I'm scared?
My period was 5 days late after taking the morning after pill. I took a test and it said not pregent. What ate the chances that I am pregent?
Low: Your chances are low but not none. Repeat the test in one week to make sure you're not pregnant. ...Read more
I took morning after pill during my period & the day after I took the pill, my period stopped. Could that be caused by the morning after pill?
Came off period last wed morning had unprotected sex of night. Took morning after pill the Friday and a week later am bleeding. Is this usual?
It can happen: Plan B (and other "morning after" pills) can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes in the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more
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