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Doctor insights on: Taking Plan B On Period

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Usually when taking plan b my period comes. this time it didnt. is it normal or does that mean it did not work?

Usually when taking plan b my period comes. this time it didnt. is it normal or does that mean it did not work?

Usually: Usually, Plan B is taken to prevent pregnancy in an emergency situation. I strongly discourage people from using it as a routine contraceptive. If taken as directed, it should work. If not sure, get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What are the chances that i'm pregnant without complete penetration and after taking plan B? My period tracker says that I'm fertile

Definitely some risk: Perhaps on the order of 5% but because there are so many variables it is not possible to say with any certainty what your risk is. Incomplete penetration reduces your risk possibly 50% and Plan B maybe 80%. There are much more effective options available. ...Read more

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Is it okay taking Plan B on my period?

Yes.: It may cause your cycles to be irregular for a few months, though. ...Read more

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For how long after taking Plan B will your period be off?

May not be off at al: It depend when you took the Plan B , your period should come at the normal time. If it does not you need to check a pg test. ...Read more

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After taking plan B pill my period is still going and it's day 12 what should i do?

See your doctor: Irregular bleeding after taking plan B is actually fairly common. Between 10 - 20 percent of all women who take emergency contraception will have some irregular bleeding in the month following. The bleeding after emergency contraception is rarely serious and almost always resolves within the month. Checking with your regular doctor is still the best plan. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dark brown blood a week after taking plan b? My regular period ended a week and a day ago. Please help i'm really scared.

Is it normal to have dark brown blood a week after taking plan b? My regular period ended a week and a day ago. Please help i'm really scared.

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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Does taking Plan B delay your period?

Plan B: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late 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 doctor if you miss your period. Cont'd. ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding 2 weeks after taking plan b? Period is 2 weeks late, 2 pregnancy tests say negative.

Why am i bleeding 2 weeks after taking plan b? Period is 2 weeks late, 2 pregnancy tests say negative.

Plan B Works: Plan b interrupts or interferes with one to two menstrual cycles. This is normal . You are not pregnant. You never need to do a pregnancy test when you are bleeding. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Bled one week after taking plan b. Period is a week late. Ive had negative urine and blood pregnancy test. Was that my period?

Bled one week after taking plan b. Period is a week late. Ive had negative urine and blood pregnancy test. Was that my period?

Plan B effect: Plan b will change up the menstrual cycle since it works by preventing ovulation. Bleeding is expected. You should always take a pregnancy test after using Plan B to make sure that it worked. Please see your doctor to start a more reliable birth control method too. ...Read more