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Question: I had my period and took plan B and have another period


 samayah85 - Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:27 am

Hi, I'm kind of new to the plan b pills because I always use a condom for sex. I never thought I would need it, but one day the day right after my period me and my fiance did it without a condom. Even though he withdrew it before he cums out I still took plan b right after (like 5 minute after) because I'm afraid I might be pregnant, is it normal to have a side effect of another period from plan b? even though it was just a week after my normal period? both period only last 4-5 days.

Comment please. Thank you very much.
 samayah85 - Sun Nov 25, 2007 12:52 pm

and i started to have discharge clear ones.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:07 pm

User avatar Yes, plan B has strong hormonal properties so periods can be affected for a few months even in some cases. By the way, you were actually at quite a low risk for pregnancy on the day following your period and withdrawal isn't a perfect birth control method but combined with the timing, it would definitely improve your odds. Of course no birth control is perfect but plan B does come with some side effects you must anticipate.

Best wishes.

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