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withdrawal symptoms from birth control

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Gieck
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Withdrawal: When coming off birth control the body will attempt to recalibrate itself. This may result in unpleasant side effects that include erratic mood, incre ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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DUB: Some people experience hormone withdrawal bleeding which in a few can be quite serious. Otherwise nothing horrendous in the majority of users
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Not efffective: The withdrawl method is when the male pulls his penis out of the vagina before ejaculation occurs. This is a very poor method of birth control. Even ... Read More
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Dr. Paula Hillard
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better than nothing: Withdrawal is a method of birth control in which the man "pulls out" his penis from the vagina before he comes or ejaculates. The failure rate of wit ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: Birth-control is highly effective when taken correctly. The withdrawal method is very ineffective. If you are using birth control correctly then addin ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaime Lopez
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be normal: First make sure that you are not pregnant. This can be normal for the first 2 or 3 cycles until your hormones start to work again. I would see your do ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Neumann
37 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Yes, but early pregnancy bleeding is also possible. Check a home pregnancy test for peace of mind.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
5-7 days. : Birth control withdrawal bleeds as experienced by taking oral contraceptives would last up until you take the last sugar or placebo pill. It is quite ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exercise: Eat well, take vitamins, exercise, drink plenty of water.
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Dr. Carey Check
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Start a new pack: If you are taking oral contraceptive pills continuously and then take inactive pills, you are correct, you will get withdrawal bleeding. You did not ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Menses: Withdrawal period means what it implies. When you stop BCP within a week you will have a menstrual bleeding. Before that you may have cramping and spo ... Read More
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