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Can I poop after taking the morning after pill? And why does my stomach feel funny after taking it?

Can I poop after taking the morning after pill? And why does my stomach feel funny after taking it?

Yes, you can: Defecate after taking an emergency contraceptive. Your abdominal sensations may be a medication side effect. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...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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Ok so my boyfriend ejaculated on my anus. Four days after ovulation should I get the morning after pill?

Ok so my boyfriend ejaculated on my anus. Four days after ovulation should I get the morning after pill?

Seems overtreatment: If there was no penetration of your vagina by some of his sperms, your risk of getting pregnant is quite low and "getting the morning after pill" would seem an unnecessary overtreatment. Why not practice safe sex and get peace: consult a caring and knowledgeable Gyn about a "forgettable contraceptive" like an intrauterine device (IUD) or a subdermal implant and ask your partner to use condoms.? ...Read more

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If I have a bowel movement within 1hr of taking the morning after-pill do I need to take another one.?

If I have a bowel movement within 1hr of taking the morning after-pill do I need to take another one.?

NO: The pill will likely dissolve and be absorbed rapidly without any issue. Unless you have dysentery or profuse diarrhea, it shouldn't be an issue.
Absorption is usually rapid. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blood in stool after having sex for the first time and after using the morning after pill?

Is it normal to have blood in stool after having sex for the first time and after using the morning after pill?

Bloody stool: Yes you could have blood in the stool because ot the morning after pill or from a perforated hymen ...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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Can Flucloxacillin be used as a morning after pill?

Can Flucloxacillin be used as a morning after pill?

Antibiotic: Flucloxacillin is an antibiotic, and to my knowledge has no use as a morning after pill. ...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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For what reasons haven't I gotten my period after taking the morning after pill?

For what reasons haven't I gotten my period after taking the morning after pill?

Typical disruption: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more

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Can I take norethindrone as a morning after pill?

Can I take norethindrone as a morning after pill?

EC: A search of the databases for alternative morning after pills yields no information on Norethindrone as a morning after pill. Since Plan B is available to you over the counter in the us, I would suggest using plan b. The sooner you take it after unprotected intercourse the higher the effectiveness. ...Read more

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How long can the morning after pill delay your period?

How long can the morning after pill delay your period?

AIt depends.: 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

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Is it safe to combine the morning after pill with birth control?

Is it safe to combine the morning after pill with birth control?

Ok but why?: Usually the morning after pill is used when a women has not been on the birth control pill. If the bc pill was not taken correctly - on time every day- then, if one is concerned you could take the morning after pill followed by a restart of your daily bc pill. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the morning after pill delay your period?

Variable: It may not delay it. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. 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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Could my morning after pill be the cause of a skipped/delayed period?

Could my morning after pill be the cause of a skipped/delayed period?

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

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Could the morning after pill I took 2 weeks before be delaying my period now?

Could the morning after pill I took 2 weeks before be delaying my period now?

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

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Doctors can you tell me when should I expect my period after taking the morning after pill?

Doctors can you tell me when should I expect my period after taking the morning after pill?

Uncertain: You could experience changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period). ...Read more

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I took the morning after pill I have been peeing ever since and feeling pressure when I pee?

I took the morning after pill I have been peeing ever since and feeling pressure when I pee?

Uti: Urinary tract infections often occur after intercourse due to irritation of the urethra. I recommend that a urinalysis and urine culture be done to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I took morning after pill on the 11th day after my menses, when do I expect my next period?

Can't predict that: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Had morning after pill. Then my period came then 2 days after it was over more blood came out?

Close to menses: It sounds as if you took the morning after pill when you were close to your anticipated menstrual period already. First you had a withdrawal bleeding from the emergency contraception, then you started your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Are bad cramps and extremely heavy bleeding normal a week later after taking the morning after pill?

Are bad cramps and extremely heavy bleeding normal a week later after taking the morning after pill?

Common: The morning after pill will often give you irregular bleeding. If you do not want to be pregnant consider seeing your obgyn to discuss contraception options. This will keep you from getting pregnant and give you menstrual cycle control. ...Read more

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Can overdose usage of morning after pill cause acne on face? I used 2 packages of norlevo in a month.

Can overdose usage of morning after pill cause acne on face? I used 2 packages of norlevo in a month.

Yes, but briefly: Any change in hormones may cause an acne flare. Birth controls pills often help acne, but there could be a flare in the beginning. Good news is that the flare should be short lived (and your not pregnant). ...Read more

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


Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more