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Periods after unprotected sex, bleeding not stopped after ipill. Is this normal ?

Hello, My questionis in regard to using Plan B emergency contraceptive . I did take the pill after unprotected sex, I started bleeding 7 days later like a normal period, accept blood was very red, but I have not stopped bleeding; although it is lighter in flow now. It has been 16 days since I took the pill 9 that I have been bleeding. Can u twll me if this is normal or if I need to schedule an appointment with a physician. Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 21 Nov 2012
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Such irregular periods and heavy bleeding can be related to the pill you used. You are now saying that the bleeding is lighter in flow. So, I suggest to wait for more days.

If the bleeding won't stop, then, you can contact an OG specialist and to run some tests:

- test for coagulation and hemorrhage time
- test for your hormonal balance
- do abdominal/transvaginal ultrasound.

All the best!
Answered: Thu, 12 Dec 2013
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