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Is my birth control working

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
If : If you are using your birth control correctly (which it sounds like you are) then you have a less than 1% chance of getting pregnant. If you are on t ... Read More
Dr. Laurence Fakinos
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Your pill's working: If you're asking because your not getting a period, you shouldn't worry about being pregnant. It's a very common side effect of the pill. If you're ta ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If you are using birth control pills, you would not become immune to them. If you are having bleeding problems while taking the pill you should see y ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Evaluation: Consider seeing a doctor to go over this complex question. The doctor needs a detailed review of your symptoms and try to determine if this is a recur ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simple answer: It depends which method you are referring to and it also depends where the woman is during her menstrual cycle when she starts the method. The simple ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Birth control: if you started taking the pills during or right after your last menstrual period, they probably will work this month, but may not. Safer to wait unti ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
If started during : Your period should be effective before your next ovulation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
7 days: If you are using combined contraceptive pills you are protected after 1 week of use. Best wishes
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
No: For your body to ovulate you need hormone cycles that birth control pills stop. That does not "wear off". You may want to look a little deeper into th ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Back up & forward: Use a "back up" method this month since you have not been taking the pills at the same time each day and then you can go "forward" after the next mens ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you got the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud it takes 7 days before you can have unprotected intercourse. If you got the paragard iud, then it's effect ... Read More

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