My husband and I had a bit of a scare the first week of august. After discussing our options I went out and got Plan B One Step and took it about 48 hours after sex. My period was the last week of July. We had sex on August 5th and I took the pill on the 7th. My period came exactly a week later. So that's only 2 weeks between periods. It was a full period with regular bleeding. Then I got another period at the end of August into September. A normal week long period and nothing since. No spotting, nothing. Is this abnormality in my cycle normal? And when should I expect it to become regular again?
Plan B is well known to produce a tiny mini-period after a few days. A full period I have not read about until now. It is a massive dose of hormones and it really does affect different women differently. I'm guessing you have missed your early October period? Since you took the Plan B, what have you been using as a contraceptive? (if that is not too personal). If you are relying on the withdrawal method; it does not work. If you are using one of those phone apps; they rely on guess work that is mostly correct for only around 60% of women. If you don't tolerate hormonal birth control well, you should be using condoms; put on correctly, they tend not to explode or fail (happened to me all of 3 times in my life). Or use a diaphragm maybe.
I'm half wondering that if your period has not come by next week, maybe do a home pregnancy test? I'm assuming you have had sex since the Plan B incident.
Wishing you the best of luck.
From the dates you've given, that would put you right on your fertile time of the month, & Plan B may not work in that case. You need a different pill, called EllaOne, or the IUD/coil.
I'd do a pregnancy test, & if it's negative then it's just a case of waiting for your body to recover from the huge dose of artificial hormone. If you also use hormonal birth control regularly, this can add to the delay of things getting back to normal.
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