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Question: took plan b and started birthcontrol, now having long period


 brannnnndiii - Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:28 pm

a little over 2 weeks ago I started taking birthcontrol pills, the next day I started my period, and was also advised to take Plan B. My period only lasted for that one day, but then about 3 days later I started another one which has yet to end. What's wrong?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Nov 27, 2009 2:49 pm

User avatar Hello,
Your body is adjusting to some serious hormonal interference. Give it a few months to level out again. Plan B notoriously affects your cycle for a while and birth control pills alone result in withdrawal bleeding, as opposed to normal "periods" so this is nothing to worry about at this point.

Best wishes.

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