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Could Birth Control Pill Cause Miscarriage
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.
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
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
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
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
Unlikely: Very unlikelyGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Maybe: Some women may experience mild nausea but usually is not a major issue. ...Read more
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
Shouldn't a higher dosage birth control pill cause you to bleed less and not more? Is it possible that no pill will control my irregular bleeding?
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
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
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
Try first low dose E2 level pill.
If ok, may try full dose BCP
Gain: Usuky gain weight.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Very doubtful.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having brown discharge instead of my regular period. Will missing a birth control pill cause this?
Possibly: It can. Talk it over with your prescriber. ...Read more
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