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how does birth control pills help you regulate you period and how long should you take them if thats the only purpose of taking them

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Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience Family Medicine
BC Pills: Bc pills work by giving you a constant concentration of hormones (an estrogen & a progesterone). Usually, fluctuations in your body's hormones contro ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: For most women, birth control pills regulate cycles within 3 months although this variable.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: Birth control pills work by using hormones to regulate. Before you start you should have your hormones checked as well as your thyroid levels and oth ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
48 hours: Yes, that is also the name of a movie, but the hormones of the contraceptive pill are gone by that time.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
The : The bleeding should start around the time you start the placebo (sugar) pills at the end of the pack. For most pill packs this is day 21 of the cycle ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you had regular cycles prior to being on the pill, then it should resume normally immediately after ending the pill if you did not stop in the midd ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
2-3 weeks: but if you are on pills, then the chance of pregnancy is
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: For at least a month, maybe two.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you are pregnant you will not keep getting periods on birth control pills. However, if you are concerned about being pregnant, you can do a pregnan ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 weeks: Birth control pills are out of your system about 7 days after you stop them. One would expect a period about 4 weeks after cessation. If you are sexua ... Read More
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