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birth control stop ovulation

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hope so: Many drug companies consider them effective for this after at least 2 wks of use, while some OB-Gyns advise backup BC for the first month. Your ovulat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birth Control: Not all birth control stops ovulation. Some pills just prevent implantation. Iuds prevent implantation after conception, etc. There are lots of choic ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Birth control pills,: Novaring and depoprovera shots prevent ovulation, whereas an iud prevents implantation. Most women do not notice when they ovulate and others get pai ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Unless you developed menopause while you were on them.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The pill just mimics a natural event in the body. It uses hormones that makes it think you are pregnant, so you don't release eggs. No egg release, no ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Taking birth control does not make you stop ovulating at anytime.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: All birth control pills work the exact same way: by suppressing ovulation. Obviously there's a failure possibility, which is why some get pregnant on ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Yes/no: Can cause an abnormal and early period depending on where you are in your cycle. Unfortunately no, 2pills will not stop ovulation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: If you received birth control pills for ovulatory pain and you are still having the pain, you might have an ovarian cyst, an infection/inflammation or ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. : That's the idea. It must be taken everyday as prescribed, though. No missed pills here and there. Ocps taken everyday as prescribed will suppress ovul ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Usually: The first month after stopping pills; some women take 2 or 3 months. Longer than that is possible but uncommon.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Schroth
42 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: You cannot count on a birth control pill stopping ovulation and preventing pregnancy until you have taken 7 pills in a row.
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