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Can Messing Up Birth Control Cause Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Low: I found some information that is copied as a link here that says that the risk is very low and that new evidence does not support the tie between antibiotics and increased risk of pregnancy except for on antibiotic- and not the one your are on :) http://www.drugs.com/article/antibiotics-and-birth-control.html ...Read more
If you get pregnant while on birth control is it possible for it to mess up your pregnancy horamone for your next pregnancy?
Yes: Ocps induce a pseudo-pregnant state. That is how they work. ...Read more
Birth Control Pills: Some birth control pills will cause pregnancy symptoms, especially when starting them for the first time. After a while your body adapts to the pills and these symptoms should go away. Still, if you are concerned, you should get a pregnancy test done to make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more
OCP efficacy: 21 year old lady concerned about the efficacy of the oral contraceptive pill. The pill is considered to be 99% effective, but there are certain conditions such as when a woman is taking anticonvulsant medication (tegretol and dilantin) , modafinil, certain antibiotics, obesity, and sometimes even alcohol can effect the efficacy of the pill. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a safe healthy normal pregnancy after suffering bilateral PE caused by birth control?
Yes - but w/ caution: Yes-- you can a have normal pregnancy, but you have to talk in detail with your eventual obstetrician and/or your current internist to see why a young 25 y/o had b/l PE's to begin with. Was it all attributable to being on the birth control Rx, or are there other factors such as "hypercoaguable state" that you have, inherited or otherwise, that should be investigated via good history and labs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does stopping Jolviette birth control cause pregnant type of symptoms? I feel pregnant, am 6 days late but home pregnancy tests come up negative.
Teenage pregnancy: We all need an environment of love and support, especially a teen age girl, to grow and to have hope for the future. At times, some may want a baby for love and companionship. Meanwhile, teen-age pregnancy ratio is now at the lowest since it's recorded. Medically, we are shifting to more dependable birth controls. ...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