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A 32-year-old female asked:

On continuous birthcontrol for endometriosis(no period since jan05).want 2 start trying 2 get pregnant, can i just stop taking it without going 2 doc?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can, but...: You can stop your continuous hormonal therapy, but... Endometriosis is likely to return rapidly. Why not consult with the GYN MD who is providing the Rx for your hormonal therapy first.. There may be some tips or alterations of your medication first before trying to conceive. Moreover, if TTC for 6 months fails at your age, a Fertility MD may be needed to move forward with your conception plans.
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Yes you can but tell: You may "just stop taking your pill"yet it would be wise to tell your doctor and get advice about "preconception care,": folic acid, exercise. nutrition..., ovulation, your fertile periods etc. and make together the best plans for your Reproductive life.

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