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Spotting After Taking Next Choice
Potential Side : Effects w emergency contraception include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort / cramping or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify doctor if your period is 7 or > days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It can: 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
Does next choice work during ovulation? Took Plan B on Sunday then next choice on Tuesday after another mishap. Should I be concerned?
On birth control and took Next Choice 3 days before expected period. Can your period be delayed until next cycle?
Next Choice: Next Choice often causes a delay in ovulation. This will cause the period to be delayed. It's common for the cycle to be thrown off for up to 2 months after taking Next Choice. Be sure to run a pregnancy test 14 days after the accident just to be sure there is no pregnancy. ...Read more
Gynecologist: If you have spotting instead of a period, it is recommended that you seek medical attention. ...Read more
Period or withdrawal bleeding came before taking 21st pill. (before washout week). Is this ok? Never skipped pill. Loestrin.
Spotting on OCPs: Spotting while on loestrin can be caused by a delay in taking the pill, taking a medication (like antibiotics) that interfered with the effectiveness of the contraceptive. It can also occur in women who are above an average weight. You should discuss this with your doctor if it continues to occur. ...Read more
1st time using BC and I want to skip period:what will better prevent spotting: taking 1st pill on 1st day of period or waiting a few days after period
Day 1: Starting day 1 will give less chance of spotting. If you are trying to skip period, take your pack until pills change color, skips ones are the end and go directly to next pack. ...Read more
I started taking the marvelon 21 day pack before my period and had to take the morning after pill can I continue takin pill or what for next period?
Took Next choice while on birth control and bleed four days after still on active pills. I am stilltaking birth control. Was it next choice?
Took pill regularly, had sex with just pill protection but then took a pill late the next day, period finished 6 days before, pregnancy possibility ?
Very small chance: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex, or 1 week after missing a withdrawal period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. If a woman gets her normal regular withdrawal period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more
Yes: It approved for use on that time frame. ...Read more
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