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forgetting to take birth control pill during ovulation

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
BCP: Usually if u miss one pill, you should take the make up pill as soon as you remember and continue on with your cycle. It is unlikely that you will ovu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birth Control: Yes. That is why everyone on birth control is instructed to take two doses the day after one is missed.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Yates
17 years experience Fertility Medicine
Birth control: It is always a good idea to double up a dose if you miss a pill. Most likely the pill will still be effective that month unless you miss more than tw ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Other causes: If the cramps are not associated with your period or midcycle when you might be ovulating, you have to consider non-gynecologic causes. These might i ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually 2-4 weeks.: The body should resume normal ovulatory function, and production of eggs/cysts right after stopping the pill. Should get a normal cycle after 2-4 wee ... Read More
A female asked:
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The pill works to suppress ovulation, modulate the lining of the inside and thicken the cervical mucous. Some women will still occasionally ovulate o ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Unless you developed menopause while you were on them.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amr Azim
Dr. Amr Azim answered
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends on type: Common birth control pills containing synthetic estrogen and synthetic Progesterone prevents ovulation about 99% in ideal conditions. Progestin only p ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Taking birth control does not make you stop ovulating at anytime.

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