It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Birth Control Message Board

  • Plan B effect on Menstruation

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 04-27-2009, 08:46 AM   #1
    Lpa
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Apr 2009
    Posts: 1
    Lpa HB User
    Plan B effect on Menstruation

    I'm not sure if this post exactly fit into this category but it seemed to be the closest one.

    I had been taking Yaz for 6 months. I had been reading a lot about how it started to make some people more depressed and etc, so I decided to stop taking it(on a trial basis), on March 15. On March 22, due to horrible miscommunication, my boyfriend and I had unprotected sex. On March 24, I took Plan B. Then, on March 30 I had bleeding for about 2-3 days. I was a bit concerned because usually my period comes every 28 days, however due to taking Plan B and stopping birth control I assumed that it could have caused everything to change a little bit. I also still have not gotten my next period. Does any of this sound normal under the circumstances? I know there's a chance I am pregnant, but it is very realistic? Is there any good reason to see a doctor yet?

    Thanks so much for your help!

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 04-27-2009, 10:03 AM   #2
    rdinus
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Dec 2006
    Location: Pa
    Posts: 28
    rdinus HB User
    Re: Plan B effect on Menstruation

    If you're concerned, take a HPT to ease your mind. I have heard that Plan B does mess up your cycle.
    HTH
    Rachel

     
    Old 04-27-2009, 09:11 PM   #3
    Tivo123
    Inactive
    (female)
     
    Join Date: May 2007
    Location: USA
    Posts: 922
    Tivo123 HB UserTivo123 HB UserTivo123 HB UserTivo123 HB User
    Re: Plan B effect on Menstruation

    Depending on where in your cycle you took Plan B, it can have an effect on your period for a couple of months. I wouldn't worry too much about it. As long as you took it within 72 hours, it's really effective in preventing pregnancy. You should expect menstrual weirdness for at least the next 2 cycles, possibly 3 until your hormones calm down again.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    What was everyones blood levels & treatment plan? tricia906 Anemia 6 03-01-2009 12:53 AM
    does menstruation affect herniated discs? cookiemarie Hernia 13 10-19-2008 10:54 AM
    Swollen ankles -- menstruation related? Address7 Women's Health 1 12-03-2007 03:23 PM
    Plan B....Hmmmmm rainsucks Birth Control 2 11-14-2007 09:12 PM
    Does Synthroid effect menstrual cycle? marneyvette Thyroid Disorders 6 06-15-2005 07:31 AM
    Pregnancy during menstruation? Linny5 Pregnancy 1 04-05-2005 08:22 AM
    Retrograde menstruation? amwood Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 3 01-17-2004 01:25 PM

    Tags
    plan b, unprotected sex, yaz



    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:28 PM.





    2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!