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Doctor insights on: Spotting After Morning After Pill

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Can doctors tell me what does spotting after taking morning after pill mean?

Can doctors tell me what does spotting after taking morning after pill mean?

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

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 took the morning after pill on the 11. I've been spotting for 12 days now. Is that normal. My cycle is due in two days?

I took the morning after pill on the 11. I've been spotting for 12 days now. Is that normal. My cycle is due in two days?

Common: Do not be surprised if your reg cycle does happen when it should. Common to be off cycle because of MAP. If continue spotting for another 1-2 weeks, see gyn provider for eval ...Read more

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I have been spotting brown blood starting on the 20now it changes to pink today and i took the morning after pill on the 17th what can it be?

I have been spotting brown blood  starting on the 20now it changes to pink  today and i took the morning after pill  on the 17th what can it be?

Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a medical abortion. Irregular bleeding after taking Plan B is not rare. Always check a pregnancy test after using Plan B and see a doctor to start a better form of birth control. ...Read more

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Morning after pill says up to 72 hrs. I took it anyways at 100 hrs. Could it still work. Also I'm spotting 3 days later. I ended my period 10 days ago?

Morning after pill says up to 72 hrs. I took it anyways at 100 hrs. Could it still work. Also I'm spotting 3 days later. I ended my period 10 days ago?

Possible: It's possible that it may work but not as likely that it will. The efficacy drops the longer you wait and it isn't as effective even at 72 hours as it is in the first 24. ...Read more

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Hi, i finished my period on d 8th of october, i had unprotected sex on the 10th of october at about 6pm but took the morning after pill, at about 9pm on the same 10th of october. On the 15th of october i had spotting but then on the 16th it was a heavy fl

Hi, i finished my period on d 8th of october, i had unprotected sex on the 10th of october at about 6pm but took the morning after pill, at about 9pm on the same 10th of october. On the 15th of october i had spotting but then on the 16th it was a heavy fl

Pregnancy: Studies and experiences showed that we cannot rely on counting days before and after our menses tp prevent pregnancy. My first advice to you is to use an efficient way to avoid pregnancy and to plan this from this moment. At the same time you can do the pregnancy test at home to assure your self while awaiting to see an OBGYN foe anticontraceptives ...Read more

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I took the morning after pill about 3 week's ago during my period. I am now experiencing some period like cramps and brown spotting, is this normal?

I took the morning after pill about 3 week's ago during my period. I am now experiencing some period like cramps and brown spotting, is this normal?

Menstrual Periods: No. First you did not in any way need a morning after pill for a sexual encounter during your normal menstrual period. One cannot get pregnant during a period. By taking the morning after pill you messed up your own internal hormones and it may take some time to recover. Which means you must be very careful about protecting against unwanted pregnancy during this time. ...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


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more