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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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Girlfriend took Plan B pill during period. Period has been going for a week now. She has stomach pain and nausea. Any idea what's going on? She preg?

Girlfriend took Plan B pill during period. Period has been going for a week now. She has stomach pain and nausea. Any idea what's going on? She preg?

May be side effect: The symptoms of nausea and stomach pain are well known side effect of the pill and Plan B can effect the menstrual period as well and can prolong the peeriod in some cases and shorten in others. ...Read more

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I took plan B and I have cramping and bleeding for 4 days. its not my period because I took plan b during my period.how long does this usually last?

I took plan B and I have cramping and bleeding for 4 days. its not my period because I took plan b during my period.how long does this usually last?

Varies: Some abnormal bleeding is to be expected after taking Plan B because it works by interfering with ovulation. How long the bleeding lasts varies from woman to woman and with when in the cycle it was taken. Sorry I can't give you a more definite answer. ...Read more

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Heavy bleeding for 6 days, 5 days after taking Plan B one step. Took Plan B during ovulation. Period due today, but hasn't come. Normal?

Heavy bleeding for 6 days, 5 days after taking Plan B one step. Took Plan B during ovulation. Period due today, but hasn't come. Normal?

You may have had: Your period early. 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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Doc say Plan B can skip period completely. How can it do that when the effect is gone from bod within few days. I took it during period. It trick body?

Affects ovulation: To the degree that Plan B interferes with ovulation it may affect the period, which normally occurs 2 weeks after ovulation. Taken during your period its effect will be minimal. Practically speaking, i see minimal effects on periods from plan b. ...Read more

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It was almost a full day late but does bleeding during period time after plan b (took in last of bc due to being on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds 1mo. Ago) mean no preg.

It was almost a full day late but does bleeding during period time after plan b (took in last of bc due to being on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds 1mo. Ago) mean no preg.

Maybe not pregnant: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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I took plan b during my 2nd day of my period, and it stopped the next. Is this a thing that could happen?

I took plan b during my 2nd day of my period, and it stopped the next. Is this a thing that could happen?

YES: This is a strong hormone and can affect your cycle. It would be a good idea to consult your GYN for BC pills and a pelvic exam. Always use condoms. ...Read more

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Does plan b work if I had unprotected sex during ovulation?i took it in the 48 hour period after

Does plan b work if I had unprotected sex during ovulation?i took it in the 48 hour period after

Plan B: 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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Started period jan 12th tru the 17th had sex during that time but took a Plan B pill and now it seems like i started period today 25 th why so soon?

Common: It is fairly common to have some irregularity in bleeding after the use of the morning after pill like plan b. If you are concerned about pregnancy, a simple urine pregnancy test would be helpful as Plan B is not 100% effective to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I took plan b and got my period a week early (the next week), does that mean it canceled my ovulation or did I ovulate that week during my period?

If I took plan b and got my period a week early (the next week), does that mean it canceled my ovulation or did I ovulate that week during my period?

Plan B effect: Plan b is essentially taking a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns in your body to delay or prevent ovulation. An abnormal period afterwards is not surprising. One can not say for sure if it prevented or delayed ovulation in any one individual. A pregnancy test should always be done about 2 weeks after using Plan B to determine if it worked or not. ...Read more

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If i take plan b, will i be sure to not get my period for 4-5 days? my period has been irregular lately and i don't want to randomly get it next week during my graduation. i know this is not the recommend use of the medication, but will i still get the

No Guarantees: Plan B (or any other progestational emergency contraception) are not indicated for adjusting your period. You may start to bleed the next day or within a week. Oral contraception is a better way to adjust you periods, but you may need at least 3-4 weeks before you will be able to adjust your periods. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex during the period of ovulation. I took plan b the next day it's been a week and now I am experiencing lightpink spotting.normal?

Yes: this is a common complaint with plan B use. However, you still need to check a pregnancy test about 2 weeks after plan B use as it could be implantation bleeding. Also, it might be a good idea to schedule an appointment to talk about long term birth control. ...Read more

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Is the plan b pull effective during ovulation I took it one hour after sex. on December 12 haven't had a period since November.. I can't remember date?

Tho effective....: Plan B is not 100% effective. If there is any doubt concerning the general health or pregnancy after taking levonorgestrel, consider follow-up physical and pelvic examination. U shd consider pregnancy if the periods are delayed by one week even after taking levonorgestrel. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take two Plan B pills in a time period of a week and a half and take the second one. During my period ?

If you have to: As long as u are taking them at the proper time, meaning within 72 hours of the unprotected act , but if u are on your period and it is really your period u cannot get preg then and you need to get on some reliable birth control , you should not have to use Plan B more than 1 or twice a year. ...Read more