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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Day1-5 ok right away: You are protected against pregnancy right away if you take it during the first 5 days after your period starts. So if your period starts on monday, yo ... Read More
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Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: If you started the new pills right after finishing the older pack, them you don't need to use a back up method.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is safe to take: It is safe to take your oral contraceptive for as long as you don't wish to be pregnant. If you decide to become pregnant, then that is still availabl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
BCP's and antibiotic: Yes, definately use a back up. Antibiotics can disturb the enterhepatic circulation of estrogen causing contraceptive failure!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Bruner
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Sometimes: Some people will have irregular spotting when they first start a birth control pill. It could happen at any time during the pill pack. However, it s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
It's ok: It's ok. You can just "catch up" by resuming the week one pills. The one you missed and then the one you are supposed to be on for the day. You will b ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
At your age: If u do not want kids anymore i would offer you an in office tubal, easy takes 5 minutes, miss 1/2 day of work, no incisions, minimal pain after, and ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The more you forget your pills the less effective they are and the more likely you will have abnormal menstrual bleeding.

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