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how long can birth control stay in your system

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Half life 24hr: Most of birth control pills has half life of 24 hrs how ever its effects will lost longer , as sexual hormone binding globulin will stay in body for 7 ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Birth control: Even if you have been on birth control pills for four years, they will certainly be gone from your system after a month.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Soon enough: BC pills work by tricking your body into believing you are pregnant, so you preserve eggs for later.(don't ovulate).When you stop the pill the hormone ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
10 years experience Pediatrics
Amethia: amethia birth control is meant to be taken every day. If taken correctly, each pill lasts for 24 hours as effective contraception. Although, even if t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
24-48 hours: Not long. Be careful
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Elimination issue: That depends on the antibiotic. Usually we say that it takes 5 half lives of the antibiotic to get out of the body. More importantly, the effect on ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Variable time: I am assuming that you mean hormonal forms of birth control. These treatments can have effects on the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis that persist ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 days : If you are referring to pills then it's about 7 days.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
One cycle: A bit longer is reasonable.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 to 3 months. : Most women will start menstruating within 3 months but if it takes longer than 6 months see your doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
Half life of BCP's: The usual time to rid the body of bcp's is about 1 month, but i advise patients to wait 2 months prior to trying to conceive.
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