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when are combined contraceptive pills effective

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ricker
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Depends on the reason for the diarrhea. If it is not an absorptive defect, your pills should work just fine.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Great question!: They overlap in function, but also achieve separate goals. Also, pills have some risks for long-term health. Stds are not avoided by the pill. Pills a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
PG & STD protection: It is always a good idea to use a condom for those partners not in a mutually monogamous sexual relationship. Contraception only protects against preg ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
They're effective : Yes, they are effective at that time.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: Women with menstrual cycles naturally have gradually changing levels of hormones each day... it's a cycle. The changing levels of hormones affect mood ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
You decide: The pill is designed to work by preventing your ovaries from releasing eggs. To do that the pill provides a baseline level of hormone to keep it from ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Emergency contracept: it is quite effective.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bcp's: pregnant?: Taking three bcp's may prevent pregnancy, but this is not certain. If you were on oral birth control, you should already be protected. If you miss ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Oral contraceptives: Can be helpful in regulating irregular periods. See your gynecologist for recommendations.
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