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Can Birth Control Cause A Miscarriage
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
Probably not: A large study of over 90000 women showed no increase of miscarriage if women were on the pill when pregnant and were unaware of the pregnancy. However, prolonged exposure to the bcp may increase the risk of future miscarriage according to one study. There is a prolife stance that bcp prevents implantation of an early pregnancy and may cause spontaneous abortion as well. ...Read more
I'm wondering if I get pregnant while on birth control, and keep taking it, will it cause a miscarriage?
Not likely: Birth control pills are not likely to cause a miscarriage if continued during early pregnancy. If you ever think you might be pregnant, do a pregnancy test: they are quite accurate. ...Read more
I recently got off birth control and I'm looking to get pregnant. I workout daily (running&ab workouts with 8lbweights) will this cause a miscarriage?
I had a miscarriage in september and haven't been on birth control since. We are trying for a second with no luck. Should I be worried? I'm a healthy 24
Possible: If you are worried you need to check a blood preg test and an ultrasound so see your gyn, the pill is not 100% effective as if u missed a pill, were on antibiotics, vomited a pill or did not digest the pill right all possible reasons u could get preg on the pill. ...Read more
Good afternoon. I had a miscarriage at 9-10 weeks that had complications such as continual bleeding in large amounts. It's been a couple months since that occurred and I'm on my 3rd month of birth control now. For the past couple days I've noticed a dark
Had 2 miscarriages last year, don't want to get preggy planning to use birth control pills, can u give me prescption on what pills should I take29 y/o?
No: Birth control pills require a prescription and no one can give you a prescription online. You need to see your doctor to get a prescription. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and have hypopituitarism if I stop taking my birth control will I have a miscarriage?
Just got off of birth control today. Trying to conceive. Does not waiting a month after stopping increase risk if miscarriage?
No, myth: Not waiting a month after stopping oral contraceptives does not increased risk of miscarriage. There is some information stating that the multiple pregnancy rates could potentially be slightly higher though. ...Read more
Is Plan B just as effective a week after miscarriage? Taken 24hrs after unprotected sex. Due to medical issues I can't be on birth control.
A few months back I was on birth control and I got pregnant due to missing pills but I had a miscarriage. Does that mean I'm not fertile??
No: Miscarriages are common, even in fertile women. When multiple miscarriages happen, this can be a sign of a problem. One miscarriage however is totally normal. Best of luck conceiving! ...Read more
Miscarried on 6/12 then started birth control for the first time on 7/01 but now I still haven't gotten my period. Could it be a side effect?
Can be normal: Just continue with the packs asbifbyounhadbyournperiod. You will be fine. ...Read more
Will going back on birth control help my hormones settle faster after miscarriage + how soon can I start taking it. I want to ttc again soon.
Best to: Let your body settle on its own. In 3 months is safe to get pregnant again. ...Read more
How long should I stay on birth control I been pregnant before and I miscarriaged they put me on birth control to regulate my period?
BCPs pregnancy: The bcps are just hiding what is going on with the fertility. If you want to get pregnant, go off the bcps. If the periods aren't regular, then you need testing and treatment. The bcps will not treat the infertility. They just make a regular period by supplying the right hormones at the right levels in the right order. But they don't treat any abnormalities that may be causing infertility. ...Read more
I am on birth control & got my period a week early & have had it for 9 days. It is very heavy. Is there a chance I'm having a miscarriage?
I've had my period for 12 days now an getting a lil concerned an I'm currently not on birth control but I also had a miscarriage a few months ago?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
On my cycle. Chicken skin Looking tissue passed. No birth control no sex no kids no miscarriage. Normal? This is a first for me.
Possible: Your period is the lining of your uterus "sloughing" off, so it can be normal to see clots and tissue at times. ...Read more
I was told that some birth control are really the same as Plan B pills where they end a pregnacy and not prevent. A period really equals a miscarriage?
33 yr old 2 boys and miscarriage. On birth control. Had period over 1 wk ago. Started again 2 days ago. Bleeding thru tampons and pad with large clots?
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I recieved rhogam shot after a miscarriage at 5 wks last tues because I am o-. Not ready to try and conceive. How soon can start birth control pills?
What's the purpose in being put on the birth control pill for one month after a miscarriage? I am 30, have pcos and want to try again asap.
Vaginal bleeding 2 months same birth control for 1 year. Could this be a miscarriage. Hurts very bad to go number two also. Obgyn suggested surgery?
Pelvic pain: Vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain can be due to a number of different conditions. Pregnancy, especially an ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage can cause abnormal bleeding or pain. Other cause could be endometriosis, infectioni, as well as other conditions. It is important to see your physicain to be evaluated for this pain and bleeding. ...Read more
I'm 25 with 1 child. I had 3 miscarriages, and 1 ectopic pregnancy, no period in 2 months and I'm not on birth control. Am I in early onset menopause?
I think I may have just miscarried. How do you verify this? I am on birth control and was not aware of or expecting to be pregnant. I have been having unusually strong cramps tonight that are not being helped much with motrin. I went to urinate and a larg
Unfortunately I am answering this 7 days after you asked. You can have the tissue sent to pathology to look for chorionic villi. This period may have had overgrowth of the endometrium which came out in a sort of "cast"/ all at once. This would explain the excessive cramping.
In the future, a miscarriage could potentially be confirmed with a pregnancy test. Even after a miscarriage the pregnancy hormone (HCG) doesn't drop immediately. ...Read more
My period was 5 days early then and it's been ongoing for 9 days now. I'm usually very regular and period lasts 3-5 days max. I'm not on birth control as we're trying to conceive. Weird period or early miscarriage or what? Thanks
Take a test: Different bleeding patterns are not all that unusual but to be sure make sure you are not pregnant as this could still be a possibility. If the bleeding is heavy you may want to see a doctor. ...Read more
Miscarried 3 weeks ago, started birth control almost 2 weeks ago, recently having sore breast and severe back pain. Why?
Hormone changes: Will get better with the next pack of pills. ...Read more
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