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Can Plan B be used to stop your period temporarily?

Can Plan B be used to stop your period temporarily?

Plan B: Don't misuse plan B. Delayed period is only a POTENTIAL side effect. It was not designed for this purpose. ...Read more

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Can birth control patch and Plan B stop you from getting your period?

Can birth control patch and Plan B stop you from getting your period?

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

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?

That's 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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Expert opinion please: could taking Plan B while on the off cycle of my pill pack stop my period from coming?

Plan B: 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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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 won't 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 won't 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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Hello me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex 3 days into my period. He came in me and 7 hours later I took plan b. 3 hours later my period stop after?

Hello me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex 3 days into my period. He came in me and 7 hours later I took plan b. 3 hours later my period stop after?

Not sure: Not sure exactly what the question is, but if you took the plan B 7 hours after you had unprotected sex, you will likely not have a pregnancy. If you have further questions, you should recontact us here or your OB. You should arrange a good form of birth control. Good luck. ...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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Took plan b and my period started but won't stop. It's been 8 days and I go between regular bleeding and brown discharge every hour. Is this normal?

Took plan b and my period started but won't stop. It's been 8 days and I go between regular bleeding and brown discharge every hour. Is this normal?

Plan B-bleeding: Very normal and can last from 3 days to 3 weeks due to the hormone content which prevents pregnancy. This should resolve within 3 weeks. ...Read more

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I took plan b almost 3 weeks ago then acouple of days later I had my period and now my period won't stop, is this normal or should I be concered, im also havimg strong abdominal pains?

I took plan b almost 3 weeks ago then acouple of days later I had my period and now my period won't stop, is this normal or should I be concered, im also havimg strong abdominal pains?

Irregular periods: Plan B can cause brief and temporary menstrual cycle disruption. If your pain is severe then you should be promptly evaluated by your obgyn. You can discuss birth control options which will also help regulate your irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Period 2 weeks early after plan b. Normal?

Period 2 weeks early after plan b. Normal?

It could be your: Period - or other bleeding. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How can the Plan B pill affect your next 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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Haven't had period in 2 months is it due to plan b?

Possibly: But could also be due to pregnancy since plan b only has an 85-95% effectiveness. Do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How will 2 Plan B tablets taken in one month affect period?

Irregular: Taking Plan B will throw the normal cycle off for up to 2 months after taking. It may be bleeding too early, too late, too long, too short or skipped. Anything is possible. Take a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the sex. Be sure to use first urine of the morning for best accuracy. ...Read more

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Can I take Plan B One Step two days before expected period.?

Yes: You may but it's not necessary. If your preriod is really due in 2days then you don't have to worry about pregnancy.You have already ovulated about 12 days ago. ...Read more

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