Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Can I take my birth control the day before a colonoscopy

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: should have no effect. Hope you aer well as it's unusual for someone your age to have a colonoscopy
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Likely to interfere: I am not sure any studies have been done to actually confirm the effect of bowel prep on BCP, but anything that significantly alters the diet or diges ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to know: The colon is part of your intestine so i'm not sure what your son was really told. I suspect that he was told he has a malrotation (though this is di ... Read More
12
12 thanks
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Malrotation: Of the bowel can cause problems in the future but many people remain symptom free. Discuss with a qualified colorectal surgeon or GI surgeon. Malrotat ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Safe not needed: Colonoscopy is a safe procedure. Before pregnancy it is a good idea to look into your family history with your doctor. The risks of breast cancer is ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moe Zafarani
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Could be IBD: It could be inflammatory bowl disease (IBD) which is entirely different than IBS. You see your provider.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: This should be fine.
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: The time variation you mentioned should not affect the effectiveness of the pill. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whol ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like it is: You are consistent..That is excellent.. Keep up the good work.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes but i would avoid missing the day. Taking it at different hours does not have any effect. I would create a time to take it everyday to be safe. Li ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Around 7 again: So I know you have been told to try to take the BCP at the same time every day, but it is ok if you are an hr or 2 off, what we are concerned about is ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month