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Change in endometrium lining on birth control pills?

Change in endometrium lining on birth control pills?

Thinning: The lining of the uterus, the endometrium, typically thins on birth control pills sometimes causing irregular spotting or missed periods. ...Read more

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


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Will birth control pills lower the chance of getting pregnant in the future?

Will birth control pills lower the chance of getting pregnant in the future?

Only while taking: Birth control pills lower your chance of getting pregnant while you are on them, but do not reduce your fertility after you stop them. ...Read more

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Does Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormones remain inside the uterus?

Does Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormones remain inside the uterus?

Yes It does: Mirena is a plastic device that contain levonorgestrel a female hormone that makes changes in the cervical mucus and uterine lining making it harder for the sperm to reach sperm to the uterus and hard for fertilized sperm to attach to the uterus So the answer is yes the hormone remains in the uterus ...Read more

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Can your period happen at the end of the birth control pills?

Yes: When taking bcp your period usually will starts during the week of "sugar pills". Most women will start menstruating a few days after stoping the active pill. ...Read more

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What could block the effectiveness of the birth control pill?

What could block the effectiveness of the birth control pill?

Not taking it right: Antibiotics, if you get nauseated and vomit, and other meds, if you are on something chronically your phamacist should be able to tell you if there is interaction with the pill. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of progesterone only birth control pills?

What are the advantages of progesterone only birth control pills?

Several: Actually they are more effective than traditional sequential, combination pills because there are no hormone-free days. They do not cause strokes, blood clots or heart attacks. They may cause less decrease in your libido than combination pills which suppress testosterone production more from your ovaries. ...Read more

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Which birth control method stops the menstrual cycle?

Which birth control method stops the menstrual cycle?

Shot+: The Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot along with certain hormonal IUD's and implantable methods all can minimize or eliminate withdrawal "period" bleeding. ...Read more

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Can the birth control ortho micronor (norethindrone) cause itchiness or irritation to the outside of my vagina?

Can the birth control ortho micronor (norethindrone) cause itchiness or irritation to the outside of my vagina?

Yeast?: The birth control pills can't cause itching or irritation of the vaginal area but they can modify the natural ph and environment of the vagina and this might increase the risk of a yeast infection. Itching and irritation can also be cause by other conditions such as herpes. It is best to be examine by an obgyn to determine whether it is an yeast infection or another condition. ...Read more

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Which birth control is better nuva ring or mirena (levonorgestrel)?...And in what ways?

Which birth control is better nuva ring or mirena (levonorgestrel)?...And in what ways?

Neither is "better".: Both are effective for birthcontrol. Mirena (levonorgestrel) has to be inserted by your physician, but then lasts for up to 5 yrs. Most peoiple either don't have periods at all or shorter periods. If you decide to get pregnant it can be removed by your doctor at any time. Nuvaring is a vaginal ring which releases hormones at a constant dose. It must be changed monthly but is done by the patient. ...Read more

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What's the strongest birth control out there?

What's the strongest birth control out there?

Effective: There is no such list. The word in medicine is effective. A birth control is either effective or it is not effective. You have a dozen options. Your family doctor can help you decide. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy after successful vasectomy and while on birth control pills?

What are the chances of pregnancy after successful vasectomy and while on birth control pills?

Near zero: If the vasectomy has been confirmed to be successful by follow up testing then pregnancy is highly unlikely. Birth control pills are very effective when taken correctly. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant my ejactulating inside while on birth control?

Depends on bc: Depends on type of birth control. Long acting methods lie he iud and implant have lowest failure rates. Bc pills depend on consistent use. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more