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Are you fertile on birth control

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Our experience is the first cycle after discontinuation of bc pills will be the best hormonal and ovulatory cycle. This is especially true in pcos. ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Some women may take up to a few cycles to re-establish ovulation when coming off ocp, otherwise they do nothing to your fertility.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Ovulation tests: Buy over the counter ovulation predictor kits in the drug store, e.g. Ovuquick, clearplan easy etc. If you don't show ovulation between days 8-16 you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There maybe a lag before you become as fertile again.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
It doesn't help: Birth control pills are designed to help prevent ovulation (egg release) or implantation of an embryo for women who are trying to prevent pregnancy. T ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
There : There are 2 types of birth control methods that can affect fertility. The hormone methods such as birth control pills, implantable or injectable hormo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birth Control: No. Contraception means not fertile.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Birth control will prevent you from getting pregnant while you are taking it. Birth control does not increase your fertility later on if that is what ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Being on birth control does not change - improve or worsen - your fertility. No peak. Birth control pills are sometime used in fertility treatments, l ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
21 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No, it will not have any long term impact.

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