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I have taken the morning after pill frequently within the last 2-3 years and had 3 abortions and 1 miscarriage.Can this effect in the futur in any way?

I have taken the morning after pill frequently within the last 2-3 years and had 3 abortions and 1 miscarriage.Can this effect in the futur in any way?

Fertility: The above are not likely to affect future fertility at all. However, someone with your history would be well advised to consider a more routine birth control plan. There are many options available, all of which are less expensive and less stressful than that described above. Please discuss with your doctor and take control of your reproductive health. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

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


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I fell pregnant on the morning after pill and I have factor v Leiden, am I at risk of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage? I'm 5w 5d?

I fell pregnant on the morning after pill and I have factor v Leiden, am I at risk of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage? I'm 5w 5d?

Factor 5: Carriers of the Factor Five Leiden mutation are at increase risk of miscarriage and other high risk pregnancy clotting related disorders. Most doctors would recommend a form of anticoagulation using Heparin or Lovenox ...Read more

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Disadvantage of morning after pill?

Disadvantage of morning after pill?

Possible Side Effect: 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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How effective is taking the morning after pill?

How effective is taking the morning after pill?

Very: If taken within 72 hours of sex, it decreases risk of pregnancy to below 1%. "off-label", it can be used up to 120 afterwards but will be less effective. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of the morning after pill?

What are the pros and cons of the morning after pill?

The pro is that it : Can prevent pregnancy. The cons are possible side effects. Potential side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. ...Read more

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What should I expect when taking the morning after pill?

What should I expect when taking the morning after pill?

No side effects OR: Potential side effects of: 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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Which usually happens after taking the morning after pill?

Prevents pregnancy : 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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Would the morning after pill be ok if you have Crohn's disease?

Would the morning after pill be ok if you have Crohn's disease?

What meds ru taking: It should be but it would be helpful if you can list the medications you are taking so drug interactions can be reviewed. ...Read more

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How effective is "the morning after pill?" I could be ovulating too.

How effective is "the morning after pill?" I could be ovulating too.

95%: As above, if taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse, sooner the better ...Read more

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Morning after pill causes shorter period?

Morning after pill causes shorter period?

Emergency contracept: 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 the morning after pill affect thyroid?

Can the morning after pill affect thyroid?

It shouldn't...: A morning-after pill is emergency contraception, which means it is used once in a long time, maybe once a year or once in a couple of years. It is not meant to be used as recurring birth control. Because a morning-after pill is a big hormone dose, but only one time and clears out quickly, there should not be effects of long enough duration to change thyroid hormone levels in a noticeable way. ...Read more

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Does the morning after pill cause weight gain?

Does the morning after pill cause weight gain?

No: I do not think so because you only need 2 doses -take the second dose 12 hours affer the first dose afer unprotected intercourse within 72 hours as emergency contraception. It may cause some nausea insome pt but no wt gain. ...Read more

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Does morning after pill affect cervical mucus?

Does morning after pill affect cervical mucus?

Yes: Emergency contraception pills are packed with a large dose of hormone that can affect cervical mucus, cause spotting, delay your period, etc. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill affect your period?

In different ways.: 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

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Does the morning after pill cause abnormal period, ?

Does the morning after pill cause abnormal period, ?

See below: The morning after pill disrupts the lining of the uterus to help prevent embryo implantation. This can lead to irregular bleeding for the remainder of the cycle. It may be 3 or 4 weeks before a period. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more