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Can Plan B be used to stop your period temporarily?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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Can Plan B be used to stop your period temporarily?

Not recommended: Plan b's side effect is delayed period; however, you should not be using it to stop having periods, as that is not its indication for use. Talk to your doctor about using standard birth control pills in a manner that would stop periods. ...Read more

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Can plan B stop early pregnancy? I missed my period 2 days ago. Will plan B stop pregnancy?

No it won't: Plan B stops ovulation it will not interfere with an already established pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Do this first before you start making plans ...Read more

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Can taking Plan B stop you from ovulating? how long does it take to have a regular period again after taking plan b twice in a month?

Thats the idea: The idea of Plan B is to delay or prevent ovulation so that pregnancy does not occur. It is out of your system in about 7 days. Consider starting birth control to help regulate your cycle and prevent the need for Plan B ...Read more

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I took plan b on the 15th of february.. i got my period for 2 weeks and it is yet to stop. is this normal? what can i do to ease bleeding ?

I took plan b on the 15th of february.. i got my period for 2 weeks and it is yet to stop. is this normal? what can i do to ease bleeding ?

EmergencyBirthContro: Plan B is one of many brands of emergency contraception or birth control. Abnormal bleeding is a well known side effect of this and all hormonal medications. With regular birth control pills, we ask that you give yourself 3mo to get used to pill. Obviously, Plan B is just one time pill but you'll need to wait for it work itself out. See your doc or go to ER if feeling weak, lightheaded, faint etc ...Read more

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I took plan b and then missed two periods and now i have my period but it was really light for a week and now it wont stop and it's gotten heavier?

I took plan b and then missed two periods and now i have my period  but it was really light for a week and now it wont stop and it's gotten heavier?

Side effects: of Plan B include irregular or heavy bleeding/spotting. A better idea is to see a GYN and get on BC pills which will regulate your cycle and protect you against pregnancy. Please get a pelvic and GYN exam. ...Read more

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What happens if you take plan b while on your period? will it stop my period? is there any chance i could still get pregnant?

What happens if you take plan b while on your period?  will it stop my period?  is there any chance i could still get pregnant?

It works/Maybe/Maybe: 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 about a day or two before my period. My period came about 2-3 days late. It was a normal flow , & now this brown discharge won't stop .?

Not unusual: Plan b is progesterone, similar to what your body makes in the last 1/2 of the cycle, you extended this time frame by replacing it with the pills. ...Read more

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