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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

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 have not got my period for 10 months. Period stopped after I took morning after pill. I lost some weights. ?

I have not got my period for 10 months. Period stopped after I took morning after pill. I lost some weights. 




















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Pregnancy test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated.Morning after pill should not affect long term. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill effect women?

How can  the morning after pill effect women?

Cycle irregularity: The morning after pill often causes a small amount of withdrawal bleeding followed by a delay in your cycle. This delay should be expected, but it should also include a pregnancy test about 2-3 weeks after the last episode of unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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What can you do to use the morning after pill?

Morning after pill: Take as soon as possible after incident of unprotected sex. Within 24 hours has a higher rate of effectiveness - but can be taken within 72 hours of event. ...Read more

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How does the morning after pill work in the body?

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How does the morning after pill work in the body?

By causing bleeding: These pills cause your cycle to start and thus prevent implantation. ...Read more

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Didn't take the morning after pill. What can I do?

Didn't take the morning after pill. What can I do?

Emergency contracept: Most emergency contraceptives have greatest efficacy when taken within 72 hours of intercourse. However, there can be some lesser amt of protection up to 5 days out with some. ...Read more

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How does the morning after pill work and helps out ?

Check out this link.: Take care! http://m.Plannedparenthood.Org/mt/www.Plannedparenthood.Org/health-topics/emergency-contraception-morning-after-pill-4363.Asp.

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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. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more