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How long does birth control stay in your system

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
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
Pediatrics 30 years experience
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.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
Pediatrics 10 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes probably: It might be good to check with your primary dr to be sure you don't have a specific intestinal problem. Some GI conditions, like inflammatory bowel d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
1-2 days: Any pill of a birth control pill stays in your body for 1-2 days at the most. So once your finish a pack of bcp the hormones are gone within several ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
24 hours: The effect of birth control stops as early as 24 hrs, when the next pill is due. Women can plan to become pregnant the first cycle after they stopped... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Clean ? : What form of BC ? Pill, implant, IUD,vaginal spermicide foam ? If the pill you don't need to. It works by keeping a level of artificial hormone in you... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Depends: It depends on the type. birth control pills are out of your system quickly, within a few days. It may take a little while for you to start ovulating a... Read More

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