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Can birth control permenantly harm ovulation

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

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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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
BCP: On mini pill progesterone only you can ovulate. The combination pills should prevent ovulation but they must be take nreguarly. https://www.mayocli ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Generally speaking, if taken perfectly, birth control pills prevent ovulation, but occasionally people have ovulated which may or may not result in pr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most block ovulation: One of the mechanisms of action of hormonal contraceptives (pills, injections, patches , subdermal implants, vaginal rings...) is to block ovulation. ... Read More
A 41-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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It shouldn't be: Ovulatory pain. You can still get menstrual cramping, but these should be less and typically menses are lighter. You should not get ovulatory pain "mi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSOLUTELY: That can happen, if you are worried and do not want to be preg u can do the morning after pill , the common otc ones can be taken up to 72 hrs after i ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurel Walton
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ye you can ovulate any time you miss you birth control pill. You don't have to miss two. If you miss one the potential still is possible to ovulate
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