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Can Birth Control Stop Your Period After Ovulation
Yes: What causes a menses (period) is the withdraw of progesterone which comes from ovulation. A birth control pills has progesterone in it. Therefore if you took a high enough dose of birth control after ovulation it will prevent your period from occurring. As soon as you stop the birth control you will have withdraw of the progesterone and will get your menses. This does not prevent pregnancy! ...Read more
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
Im on birth control i missed a pill a day after ovulation day i had unprotected sex can I be pregnant? No period
Im on a 24 day active birth control with 4 placebo's, I haven't got my period for a week? Only had sex days after ovulation. Not experiencing preg sym
No ovulation: Birth control pills prevent ovulation. When you are on birth control then you do not ovulate. This is how they work. One of the benefits of 24/4 pills is that they cause very short, light periods. In lucky people you may not have periods at all. This is one of the reasons this type of pill is quite popular. ...Read more
Unprotected sex day after ovulation. On birth control. Period 3 days late. Sharp low stomach pain but did intense exercises this week. What's wrong?.!
Brain suppression: The hypothalamus is suppressed by the use of the oral contraceptive pill to prevent ovulation. Stress can further suppress the hypothalamus as well. The most likely cause of the absent period is minimal endometrial tissue which is common on the pill and therefore doesn't shed at the time of the due period. ...Read more
Can taking only 2 birth control pills stop u from ovulating and cause a abnormal period to come early?
If birth control pills are supposed to stop you from ovulating then why and how do we still get our periods?
Same way: The pill replaces your normal cycle by imitating the changes that would normally occur with the hormones from your ovaries. The ovaries become suppressed because they do not need to produce the hormones while you are taking the pill. ...Read more
What can I do or take to make me ovulate? I haven't had a period in about six months. I just started birth control two weeks ago.
I highly doubt this, but if I stopped taking birth control and had only one cycle and no more after that, could you still ovulate with no period?
Birth Control: Your cycle is probably irregular from the pill and yes you could ovulate and not have had a period but once you ovulate, the cycle should come on about 14 days later ...Read more
Stopped birth control for about 6 months now. I didn't have a "regular" period, but I did this month. Does this mean I'm ovulating regularly? Or?
Yes..: If your period is coming every 21-35 days and lasts from 3-7 days then it is considered normal and it means you are ovulating as you are supposed to. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes you ovulate as soon as the next month after stopping pills and some studies even show increased fertility in the first months after stopping. However, you can also have a delay in the return to ovulation and there is a disorder called post-pill amenorrhea in which it can take up to 1 year to start having periods again. ...Read more
If i had a full period a few days after stopping birth control am i likely to ovulate two weeks later?
No: The birth control pills override the ovarian function and take control of the hormone levels in your body. The hormones in "the pill" do what your ovaries used to do: they tell the lining of the uterus to thicken, then shed each month (your period is the shed). The levels of hormones in the pill are high enough that they override the ovaries so no ovulation occurs. Happy uterus, happy ovaries! ...Read more
Had a 77 day cycle when stopped birth control pill. Got period. Did I ovulate within the 77 days?
77 day cycle: Yes, somewhere in those 77 days you did ovulate ...Read more
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