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Help! can antibiotics inhibit ovulation?

Help! can antibiotics inhibit ovulation?

Should not: While some antibiotics may interfere with the absorption of hormones, they should not prevent ovulation. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Does antibiotics increase ovulation if you are on birth control? Making it rly easy to get pregnant as soon as u start taking them?

Does antibiotics increase ovulation if you are on birth control? Making it rly easy to get pregnant as soon as u start taking them?

No: There is only one anabiotic that has been shown to possibly decrease the effectiveness of birth control. And that antibiotic is rifampin. This is not a commonly prescribed antibiotic. There is no data linking common antibiotics with decreased birth-control efficacy. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant? I had sex 9/2 condom slipped&took an eoc that day.. Was on antibiotics&loestrin24, "ovulating" now 9/10. What are the chances of preg?

Am I pregnant? I had sex 9/2 condom slipped&took an eoc that day.. Was on antibiotics&loestrin24, "ovulating" now 9/10. What are the chances of preg?

Check a test: Emergency contraception is used to reduce the risk of an unplanned pregnancy but it certainly does not guarantee. That being said you were also taking regular birth control of the time. That makes pregnancy unlikely but possible. Check a test to find out. Of note you should not be ovulating if you are taking birth control pills. They work by preventing ovulation. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics interfere w ovulating?

rarely.: Some antibiotics lower the amount of estrogen in the blood, but usually not enough to prevent ovulation. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics interfere w/ovulation or menstruation?

Can antibiotics interfere w/ovulation or menstruation?

Ovulation: There is no specific evidence that antibiotic use affects ovulation. The stress caused by the infection, however, could affect your cycle as much as any other stress. If you are being treated for ovulatory or infertility problems, consult your physician. ...Read more

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Last antibiotic on bcp day 1think i ovulated 2 days later. No sex rubbed vag on his penis w/ his undies on. Worried about precum..Couid i b preggo?

Last antibiotic on bcp day 1think i ovulated 2 days later. No sex rubbed vag on his penis w/ his undies on. Worried about precum..Couid i b preggo?

Not likely: By your description, pregnancy would not be likely. The risk is not zero, however, if seminal fluid comes in contact with you. If you absolutely do not wish to risk pregnancy, you have got to come up with a better form of birth control than keeping his "undies on.". ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more