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Can You Miss Your Period On Birth Control
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
Antibiotics should: Not cause your period to be delayed. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but more importantly, they can INTERFERE with the EFFECTIVENESS of the contraceptive effect of your pill. Whenever I prescrive antibiotics for my female patients on the pilll, I counsel them to use a barrier method (condom) for contraceptiive purposes. For how long depends on how long you are on the antibiotic and where you are in your pill pack. Delived quite a few babies from this. ...Read more
?question: Not quite sure of the question, but you would get your period on birth control pills, as the pills you take when bleeding are placebo pills just so your remember to take a pill daily. If you miss a pill, make sure you take the next day asap. Try not to miss a pill, as compliance with birth control is paramount to their effectiveness! good luck! ...Read more
You get when stop pi: There are 21 pills packs without placebo which will make you have your period approx. A week after your 21 pill pack is finished.If you have 28 pill pack the same thing will happen only you will continue to take your pills with a new pack every 28 days.So in other words your periods only come after you have finished 21 birth control pills.And you do not get your periods while you are taking pills. ...Read more
Yes: All forms of birth control have their own success/failure rate. Anything from a physician will have a very high success rate but they do fail occasionally. I recommend discussing this with your family physician or ob. They can fill in the details and discuss all the options. If you really want to reduce your risk of pregnancy then using condoms in addition to birth control is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does sex during ovulation matter when you're on birth control? And can you still get your period on birth control if you were to get pregnant?
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
Usually breakthrough: The most common cause of this would be progestin breakthrough bleeding. The birth control pills can sometimes do such an effective job thinning the lining of the uterus that the lining becomes fragile and unstable and can bleed or shed unpredictably (and during the active pills, not during the placebo pills at the end of each pack.) could also be a cyst, polyp, fibroid or thyroid or other hormon. ...Read more
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