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breakthrough ovulation on birth control

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Zero with right pill: If the estrogen progesterone formulation is correct for you and your body most women do not have breakthrough bleeding unless they miss pills.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Spotting: Clavulanate can interfere with effectiveness of birth control medication and it is quite possible that it has interacted with the hormone and decreas ... Read More
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Interaction: Taking antibiotics will decrease the effectiveness of your birth control pills by impairing absorption. This change in hormone level may contribute to ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Related to your exercise. If you are on the pill and take it regularly then it's not uncommon to have a very light cycle. It may only be spotting. U ... Read More
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Pregnancy test! : 1st order of things, then other possibility ,though less likely,
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on the BC: If you have a hormonal IUD, implant or take the pill properly you don't. If you have a copper IUD, use condoms or miss enough doses of the pill you li ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes, but: If used properly it'll only be around 2% of the time.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Birth control: The whole idea of birth control is to prevent ovulation. If you skip some days then certainly you can ovulate.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Generally not: If the birth control pills are working properly, you should not be ovulating after you finish the pack and/or get your period. There is, of course, a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
21 years experience Fertility Medicine
You probably dont: The primary method for a birth control pill is to keep you from ovulating. More than 90% of those on a pill will not ovulate.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Birth control pills tend to suppress ovulation.
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

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