A 27-year-old female asked:
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can you ovulate while being on birth control?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Birth control: The whole idea of birth control is to prevent ovulation. If you skip some days then certainly you can ovulate.
Answered on Jan 27, 2014
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