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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.

No benefit: There would be very little reason to use the pill for one month after a miscarriage. You could use some other form of birth control for the short term. ...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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Pregnant an toke too Advil (ibuprofen) an one birth control pill want to have a miscarriage was stress out wnt to no if I harm the baby im 3week pregnan?

Pregnant an toke too Advil (ibuprofen) an one birth control pill want to have a miscarriage was stress out wnt to no if I harm the baby im 3week pregnan?

Unlikely an issue: The medications you noted as a single exposure are unlikely to result in any problems with the baby. The advil (ibuprofen) is considered safe in early pregnancy. The hormone pill can produce problems but the brief exposure and timing at 3 wks makes this unlikely. I wold meet with your pcp or a counselor and talk through your feelings on the issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause a miscarriage?

Can birth control pills cause a miscarriage?

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

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Can taking birth control pills cause miscarriage if you didn't know about a pregnancy?

Can taking birth control pills cause miscarriage if you didn't know about a pregnancy?

Usually not: When people get pregnant on birth control pills and take them in pregnancy it frequently is not a problem but she needs to discontinue asap. ...Read more

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Can the birth control pill cause pregnancy symptoms or could I be pregnant?

Can the birth control pill cause pregnancy symptoms or could I be pregnant?

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

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Could the birth control pill cause sudden serious anger problems?

Could the birth control pill cause sudden serious anger problems?

That depends on a of: Factors such as genetics, what are you predeposition to, hormonal imbalances, it's rare. But this is better discussed and looked into with your ob/gyn or family doctor. ...Read more

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Can the progestin birth control pill cause GI symptoms?

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Can the progestin birth control pill cause GI symptoms?

Maybe: Some women may experience mild nausea but usually is not a major issue. ...Read more

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Does taking an antibiotic while on birth control pill cause abnormal bleeding?

Does taking an antibiotic while on birth control pill cause abnormal bleeding?

Should not: It should not but being sick can often cause menstrual cycle disruption. If this is a one time event then it should correct itself. If this is a recurring problem you will need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a wrong birth control pill cause night sweats? This only seems to occur 1-2 weeks a month

Can a wrong birth control pill cause night sweats? This only seems to occur 1-2 weeks a month

Depends: Any birth control pill that allows you to have a period could also cause hot flushes and night sweats during that part of the cycle when you would have your period. That would not mean it was the "wrong" pill, that would just be a common side effect. ...Read more

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Can forgetting to take your birth control pill cause you to not get your period when you normally should?

You may be pregnant: I don't know the pill, dosage, day (s?) you forgot, but since they prevent pregnancy if taken as prescribed, you can do the logic. There's a possibility you'll get pregnant if you don't take 'em as prescribed. Missing a period's seen as a first indication/sign of pregnancy. Do a home-test or see your doctor. If you are not pregnant, try to remember to take each pill & consider alternative methods. ...Read more

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Can the birth control pill cause an abortion?

Can the birth control pill cause an abortion?

No: Birth control pills do not cause abortion if taken correctly. Even if overdosed - if a woman took a whole pack at once - it would not cause abortion, though it would cause horrendous vomiting with nausea. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can birth control pill cause missing a period?

Can birth control pill cause missing a period?

Yes: Sometimes, more so with certain types of pills, they can cause the lining of the uterus to become too thin in order for bleeding to occur at the end of the pill pack. But - it is also possible that you could be pregnant, or that a cyst had formed and disrupted the periods, so it's always wise to check. ...Read more

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It's possible that 1 birth control pill cause depression?

It's possible that 1 birth control pill cause depression?

It can: Birth control can cause depression and anxiety in some women. It is important to keep track of your moods and communicate these issues with your doctor. There might be some other alternatives available that have less of a risk. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a missed birth control pill cause unwanted side effects?

For some women: Sometimes one missed pill is enough to cause irregular bleeding or pain. Most of the time it is not. ...Read more

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Can the birth control pill cause blood clots and make u gain weight?

Blood clots a risk: The major issue is the increased risk of blood clots. This is not a major risk but anyone with a past history of clots should not use oral contraceptives. Smokers should also avoid this med as smoking increases the risks of blood clots from oral contraceptives significantly. ...Read more

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Can taking birth control pill cause you to have period even when you are pregnant?

Can taking birth control pill cause you to have period even when you are pregnant?

Nope.: The ovary at first and the placenta subsequently produce manifold amount of female hormones compared to the birth control pills - so your period ceases during pregnancy regardless of ocp consumption. If you have doubts, check a home pregnancy test to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily! ...Read more

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Birth control pill cause me to almost faint. What do I do?

Birth control pill cause me to almost faint. What do I do?

Try another: Try first low dose E2 level pill.
If ok, may try full dose BCP
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Can birth control pill cause brittle dry hair?

Progesterone: Hair changes of shedding and thinning are often seen in Progesterone sensitive women. Consult with your gynecologist before quitting the pill since these changes are completely reversible. You don't want to risk an unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does the birth control pill cause weight gain? (Levora)

Does the birth control pill cause weight gain? (Levora)

Weight gain is: A possible side effect of Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). ...Read more

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I'm having brown discharge instead of my regular period. Will missing a birth control pill cause this?

I'm having brown discharge instead of my regular period. Will missing a birth control pill cause this?

Yes: Taking pills late or missing pills can cause break through bleeding that can appear as brownish discharge. Setting your cell phone to alarm may help you take the pill on time daily better. Otherwise an alternative contraception such as nuva-ring or iuds may be a better choice. ...Read more

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Can birth control pill cause nipple discharge?

Can birth control pill cause nipple discharge?

Yes: Some women report a white/clear discharge. But if you remain concerned, get checked by your obgyn. Always better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Does the birth control pill cause a woman not to ovulate? And if so, why does a woman still have periods while on the pill?

Does the birth control pill cause a woman not to ovulate? And if so, why does a woman still have periods while on the pill?

OC: Correct! Virtually 100% of the time if properly taken at the same time every day. Your body thinks you ovulated since the hormones on the pill are similar hormones to the ones you make but in higher amounts so when you stop them, your body thinks you are not pregnant and bleeds. ...Read more

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Does the trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill cause lack of libido?

Does the trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill cause lack of libido?

Although I was: Not able to find loss of libido as a specific side effect of trinessa, (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) it can cause depression ; fatigue. Decreased libido could be assumed to be possible in the context of depression or fatigue. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more