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I'm 23 female, i have low bleeding during period, it gets over whithin 3 days and the flow of blood is very less, i took birth control pills few times?

I'm 23 female, i have low bleeding during period, it gets over whithin 3 days and the flow of blood is very less, i took birth control pills few times?

Blessing: Women with short and light menstrual periods typically feel blessed. Hormonal birth control can make women have shorter and lighter periods. The intensity of a woman's menstrual period is not correlated to her fertility, if that is a concern. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more


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How does taking birth control pills late affect your potential chance of ovulating? could you end up ovulating during your period week?

How does taking birth control pills late affect your potential chance of ovulating?  could you end up ovulating during your period week?

Should not ovulate: The idea of using birth control is to prevent ovulation. When someone is on birth control pills they do not ovulate if they are using them correctly. ...Read more

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Can I start taking active birth control pills during the middle of my period?

Can I start taking active birth control pills during the middle of my period?

Sure.: In fact, you can skip up to two periods by taking the active pills without placebo break for three months in a row. Ask your gynecologist if that is a good option for you. ...Read more

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I had seen my period twice in a month and in less than 3 weeks can I be pregnant? Was on birth control pills during the until it makes me sick

I had seen my period twice in a month and in less than 3 weeks can I be pregnant? Was on birth control pills during the until it makes me sick

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I'm taking birth control pills..I was off my period for about 4 days then I had sex.. I bleed during the second time of intercourse.what does it mean?

I'm taking birth control pills..I was off my period for about 4 days then I had sex.. I bleed during the second time of intercourse.what does it mean?

Cervical bleeding: Sometimes, especially with deep penetration, you may have bleeding during or after sex. If it keeps happening, though, you should probably be checked for an infection or other abnormality of the cervix. Also, on BCPs, sometimes the lining of the uterus is unstable, and if you have an orgasm, some of the lining may break down and you will bleed. If is a recurring problem, you should get checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


Dr. Olav Jaren
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more