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Can birth control regulate your period?

Can birth control regulate your period?

Yes: Hormonal contraceptives such as the pill, the ring, the patch and the shot are commonly used to help regulate menstrual cycles to decrease the flow, regularize the timing or even suppress periods from coming. These medications have other uses and benefits than just contraception. ...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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Can birth control pills delay your period?

Can birth control pills delay your period?

Birth control: Birth control pills change when you have your period. There is usually seven pills at the end of each pack during which you have your period. ...Read more

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Can birth control delay your period?

Can birth control delay your period?

Yes: Birth control pills can be used to delay or prevent your period altogether. This can be done intentionally or sometimes just happens. ...Read more

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Can stopping birth control pills early affect your period?

Can stopping birth control pills early affect your period?

Absolutely!: After missing 3 pills or stopping, most women with have breakthrough bleeding/an early period. Also, don't count on the pill for birth control. If you're still having sex and don't want pregnancy, choose another method of birth control. If you do want pregnancy, you should take prenatal vitamins with folic acid/folate. ...Read more

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Can doubling birth control pills delay your period?

Can doubling birth control pills delay your period?

Not really: On bcps you don't have periods; you have withdrawal bleeding at the end of the pack and breakthrough bleeding while taking the pill. Breakthrough bleeding can be helped by doubling your pill. ...Read more

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How will missing birth control pill affect your period?

How will missing birth control pill affect your period?

Vaginal spotting: Missing a bcp frequently results in spotting in the next couple days that may continue till the next menses. If you are more that 6 hrs late in taking a pill, please use a backup method e.g. Foam and condoms to ensure pregnancy does not occur. There is no long term effect from missing a pill otherwise. ...Read more

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Will taking birth control pills help regulate my periods?

Yes: First, do investigate to see if there is a reason for the irregular periiods. If we don't find any resaon, birth control pills definitely can help to regulate ypur periods. ...Read more

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Could birth control delay your period?

Could birth control delay your period?

Yes: Birth control pills can be used to delay or prevent your period altogether. This can be done intentionally or sometimes just happens. ...Read more

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Could birth control pills really help regular your period?

Could birth control pills really help regular your period?

Yes: Birth control pills have many beneficial side effects, one of which is regulating a woman's period. ...Read more

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Can anything besides birth control pills regulate a period?

Can anything besides birth control pills regulate a period?

Best option: The most effective way to regulate the menstrual cycles is birth control pills - and that doesn't always work. ...Read more

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How soon after starting to take birth control pills will your menstrual cycle change?

How soon after starting to take birth control pills will your menstrual cycle change?

Hopefully when u fi: First month, my #1 pill i put my pts on is loloestrin the lowest effective dose only 10 mcg estrogen , no wt gain , least chance for blood clots , etc. ...Read more

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What's a good birth control to regulate your cycle?

What's a good birth control to regulate your cycle?

Specialist visit: Sit down with your gynecologist. He or she has studied the current hormonal pills that can be helpful, and will be knowledgeable about the side effects. As you take the medicine let the doctor know how you are feeling on this pill. If there are any questions about it you can then call your doctor and work on a better plan for you. Good luck ... ...Read more

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How long before birth control pills start to regulate hormones?

How long before birth control pills start to regulate hormones?

Immediately: The pill starts to suppress the hormones that lead to ovulation- passage of an egg- from the very first pack. ...Read more

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Can your period automatically sync to birth control?

Yes.: Your period usually will sync to a birth control pill. Most women using the pill will have a 28 day cycle even if that is not normal for them when they are off the pill. ...Read more

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Can birth control help your emotions during pms?

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Pms BCP: Birth control pills prevents cycling activities of ovaries thus can help prevent or minimize pms. But bcp can cause side effects on emotions too. Doc can distinguish side effects from your own primary emotional problems. ...Read more

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Will stress delay your menstrual period even though you are on birth control pills?

Will stress delay your menstrual period even though you are on birth control pills?

It should not: Birth control pills should allow you to have a menstrual flow regardless of stress levels. If you are having problems with bleeding while on bcp's then see you gyn and find out why. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more