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double up on birth control pills to stop bleeding

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Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: This depends on if you on your period or not. If not on your period it might take a day or so.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can but...: You can utilize the oral contraceptive, but Plan B was a hormonal product as well which is why you are having withdrawal bleeding. Consider "riding th ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No problem: Fibroids are in the uterus and not in the vaginal canal. You can resume a normal sex life.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertility ?'s: Taking "five bcp's" will cause withdrawal bleeding and this will last for about 7-10 days. See your gyn physician and ask about a hysterosalpingogram ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Doubling up on active pills will stop break thru bleeding on the pill, you should not do this without the supervision of your doc, if you want to stop ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not the best method: The way to prevent your period from coming is to keep taking your pills during the placebo week, or the week you are off the pills. Doubling up will ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You get when stop pi: There are 21 pills packs without placebo which will make you have your period approx. A week after your 21 pill pack is finished.If you have 28 pill p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zoltan Saary
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NOT recommended!: No, you may try another cycle on this Pills, but if you break through again switch to a different BCP or choose another BC method!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Unlikely. BCP's: Cycle Estrogens that buildup endometrium and progestational agents mimicking pregnancy, once the lining is built, it bleeds as it is shed. A fertilize ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably NOT: It adding more hormones on top of hormones go to your GYN Dr for appropriate treatment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cop and plan b: Since you took the two last pills of the pill pack chances are that your bleeding after plan b was more prolonged. Start your next pill pack as schedu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Heavy bleeding: If you are having trouble with your birth control pills you should contact your gynecologist for a telephone opinion and most likely you will be seen ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, usually: This is a very common indication for the non-contraceptive use of the pill.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No impact: You were probably overly worried, but no, it won't impact effectiveness of either pill.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
No implantation: While on birth control pills you should not have "implantation bleeding" since implantation does not happen. If you are experiencing bleeding or spott ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: It depends on the cause of the bleeding, the type of birth control pill and the individual's responsiveness to the hormones in the medication.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes you can. It is recommended to have atleast 4 periods /year.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Skipping one pill: Missing one pill over a 12 month period will not be a problem. However if you miss 2 pills in a one month period you will need to use backup contrace ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Vitamin C: will not make you bleed, or affect your menstruation at any time. No effect. Good wishes!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Bcp will suppress pms when you stop using it pms can return.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on what: You are switching to or from. Sorry, can't provide generic info.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You really should take advantage of the fact that you're now tobacco free and not start smoking again. If you must, wait at least 1 cycle.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It can happen : It can happen sometimes and you just have to wait till your body adjusts without the outside hormones and get back to normal.It can take 2to3 months f ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
I believe so.: I am not a gynecologist, but my understanding is that Plan B is a high dose of hormones that induce shedding of the lining of the uterus (preventing a ... Read More
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