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can i take birth control on my second day of my period when i didnt take it on my first dayits my 1st time using birth control

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
2nd DAY OCP start OK: If you start 'the pill' on the first day of your period and it offers the best protection against pregnancy throughout the first month . If you start ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stress and worry: Can be enough to delay your period for a few days. Anytime someone is sexually active and menses is late, pregnancy is a consideration even with adequ ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Sex and menses: From what you write, you had sex yesterday and are expecting your menstrual period today. If you've been consistently taking birth control pills for ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Start asap: The sooner you begin taking your oral contraceptive pills the better.No need to delay or to wait for Sunday any more.Though protection begins within 2 ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Start this: Sunday,5/8./16
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
You : You will need to observe your birth control regimen as directed until your hormones stabilize in your body. You are spotting because the hormine level ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Women who are taking birth control and not missing any pills, may not have a period. As long as you are taking them everyday this is fine. Most wome ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
After: Depends on the pill, but after is the most common time.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Some pill makers suggest protection starts a week or two after starting. Many OBGYNs suggest you wait a month until your body is accustomed to the pil ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Sorry, Charlene...: It's going to be a hassle having your period on vacation, but there's no way around this one. But, for next time, here's how you do it: get on birth c ... Read More
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