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Brown discharge after morning after pill

By August 24, 2012 - 9:27am
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Hi, I had to take morning emergency pill (used protection, was being paranoid) levonorgestrel, on 5th day of end of my period. My period is fairly regular with a 30 days cycle. I had dark brown discharge after 5 days from taking the pill and it continued for 5 days. Then it stopped. Then again, I had dark brown discharge for 5 days in the week my period was due. It stopped but after three weeks, I am again having this brown discharge a few days before my due date (before pill) for the second month. Te discharge is about a teaspoonful daily everytime. I am experiencing NO other symptoms of any sickness, irritation or pain and am in good health otherwise. Is this just a side effect of the pill? How long should I wait to get a proper period (with normal flow)? I am in a foreign country and have still a month to go back to my gync.

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I had sex on the early hours of 1st of April then took the after pill a few hours later. On the 15th of April my periods and everything was normal till the end.
On the the 25th of April i had sex again and the condom broke so i took the after pill in less than an hour since the chemist was just around the corner.
Now, on the 1st of May i started having brown discharge/spotting till now(the 09th of May).
Could this be a sign that i am pregnant or is this some way to show that the pill has actually worked?
My periods are due on the 16th of May and my boobs are getting hard already.
I am so stressed i don't know what to think anymore.

May 9, 2017 - 12:02pm
EmpowHER Guest

I used the morning after pill and the next week i had brown discharge for a week. Does that mean the pill worked? Please mail me.

May 3, 2017 - 9:35pm
EmpowHER Guest

Hi, i had to take the MAP 12 days ago. On the 7th day i started to get a brown spotting/discharge which lasted 2 days but wasnt due on my period for another 13 days. I am now feeling very nauseated and dizzy. Im also feeling more tired than usual. Is this normal?

January 11, 2013 - 4:53am
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