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Hello I take birth control pills but I would like to delay my period for more 3 days what can I do

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Birth control: Millions of women across the world use birth control to regulate their menstrual cycles making them one of the most common medications prescribed of a... Read More

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Dr. Mary Engrav
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Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Your : Your doctor can recommend a safe birth control period for you to take. There are now birth control pills that can avoid the period altogether, and th... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possibly: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period).
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Yes: The mixture may lead to heavier bleeding when you stop! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably nnot: The pill is very effective at regulation the cycle when take consistently. The pill is also very effective at causing irregular and unpredictable ble... Read More
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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Probably not: Even if you started the pill, it may not prevent you from starting your period.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes it could be the birth control pills.: It is most beneficial to take birth control pills on a regular basis as prescribed. If you alter the frequency or you alter the dose you're likely goi... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: As long as your pregnancy test is negative you can start a birth control pack at anytime in your cycle. Since your cycle is supposed to start in two d... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Birth control: Birth control pills change when you have your period. There is usually seven pills at the end of each pack during which you have your period.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Not really: On bcps you don't have periods; you have withdrawal bleeding at the end of the pack and breakthrough bleeding while taking the pill. Breakthrough blee... Read More

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