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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Birth control: Anytime you are sexually active and do not wish to become pregnant...
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
With your period.: If you have regular monthly menses and you start your pills when you start your period, you will be protected from when you start the pills. If you s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What type of bc?pil?: With ocps: maybe mild nausea, bloating, breast tenderness, spotting, occ. Mood-iness - usu. These resolve after a month or so. With Depo-Provera prov ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birth Control: Usually two weeks in is a good place to get to before you stop using other protection.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
After a pill period: After the first cycle of the pill results in a "pill" period then the next cycle is golden for pill use only. Remember to take the pill every day abou ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: At the worstit will mess up the timing of your period and you might have bleeding at a time when you do not expecte it then again it might happen. It ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
How are you sick? : What are your symptoms? As with any drug therapy, there are risks of the medicine to be weighed with the benefits. Can you be more specific?
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonda Anderson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Pills the same: Depending on your pill type, either all the pills are the same, or all the pills within a particular week are the same. They're usually color-coded. S ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Yes.: It is not uncommon to have spotting, bleeding or other minor problems during the first several months of beginning a new birth control. If these symp ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That would be fine.

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