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Took Plan B 12/21 period came 12/28 started bc pills 12/29. Took another Plan B 1/12/14 while actively taking bc pills. Period 1/22. Why no period now?

Took Plan B 12/21 period came 12/28 started bc pills 12/29. Took another Plan B 1/12/14 while actively taking bc pills. Period 1/22. Why no period now?

Normal: Your body is reacting to all those hormones. I suggest that you use condoms in addition to the birth control pills, or practice abstinence. You are at risk of more than pregnancy. Your period will be irregular for a little while. If you're worried, you can do a pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Took plan b pill during period and ended period sooner than expected is that normal?

Took plan b pill during period and ended period sooner than expected is that normal?

May be: Why did you take plan B during the period? If do not wish to be pregnant use contraception all the time every time, rather than relying on plan B. You may consider an IUD or implanted contraceptive. For good health - ...Read more

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Took plan b, dark brown period, pregnant?

Dark, brown: Blood can be older, oxidized blood. You can have irregular bleeding with plan b. If this is your actual period - then you aren't pregnant. If you just have some bleeding that may be a side effect. If your actual period is more than 7 days late, take a pregnancy test & advise your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Took Plan B while on period. Period ended. Now 5 days after it's like I'm having a second period... Normal?

Took Plan B while on period. Period ended. Now 5 days after it's like I'm having a second period... Normal?

Plan B: Very common for Plan B to cause irregularity in your periods. It should normalize over the next month. ...Read more

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6 years ago i took Plan B and my period stopped completely this year i got it after 6 years but it wont go away its been over 2 weeks?

6 years ago i took Plan B and my period stopped completely this year i got it after 6 years but it wont go away its been over 2 weeks?

Irregular periods: 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. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. 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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Have 28-29 day cycle. Took Plan B 3/25. Period supposed to start on 3/27. Didn't till 4/7 & been bleeding since then. Period lasts ~5-7 days.

Common: It's very common to have irregular bleeding for up to 2 months after taking plan b. Be sure to run a home urine pregnancy test to be sure the Plan B worked. It would be positive by now if you were pregnant from the accident around march 25th. Consider a more reliable form of contraception to prevent pregnancy scares in the future. ...Read more

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Levonorgestrel (Definition)

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