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Do Birth Control Pills Have The Same Symptoms As Pregnancy
Yes: Ocps induce a pseudo-pregnant state. That is how they work. ...Read more
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
What are the chances of my birth control pills and my partner's vasectomy failing at the same time to result in pregnancy?
About 0: The chances of two excellent contraceptive methods failing at the same time are about zero, mathematically rounded off, of course. No worries. It is very, very rare for a guy with a successful vasectomy (got his semen checked some weeks after the surgery) to be able to start a pregnancy. ...Read more
How likely is use of birth control pills (taken at the same time each day and NEVER missed) and withdrawal to result in a pregnancy?
What is the probability of birth control pills, condoms, and a vasectomy failing at the same time to result in pregnancy?
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Can you rely only on birth control pills when having sex to prevent pregnancy? with the same partner and never missing a pill.
Should: If taking properly, birth control pills are very effective, upwards of 99% effective. Other medications though, like antibiotics, may decrease the effectiveness of them and there are rare cases of pregnancy despite taking the pill. Chances are in you r favor of not being pregnant if taking the pill appropriately. ...Read more
I am not using birth control pills my periods r regular but this month it came on 31st day and only 2days it gone.No symptoms of pregnancy .?
I missed 2 birth control pills, was sexually active during that time. I have been menstruating for 10 days now. I have pregnancy symptoms. Whats wrong?
Pregnancy test: Take a urine pregnancy test. If negative, the bleeding might be from the two days that you missed which may have caused the uterine lining to become unstable. You can take your pills twice daily for 5 to 10 days to stabilize the lining, then once daily. Skip the placebo pills for this pack and start new pack right after. Treat the new pack normally. Let your doctor know. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I missed three of my birth control pills in the same week. One of the day's was a Friday and I had unprotected sex. The next day I started bleeding a light flow. Would I be at risk for a pregnancy? Also, if I didn't take any pills the following week and h
Yes: Oral contraceptives are highly effective when used properly. Only 3 in 1000 women using OCPs will become pregnant in a year of perfectly consistent use, ie, taking 1 pill at the same time every day. BUT, OCPs as they are typically used are frequently associated with unintended pregnancy because of missed pills. It is very possible that you are pregnant because you missed 3 of 5 pills in one week. ...Read more
Took birth control pills 2 mnths ago. Got 1st mnth period but this mnth delayed. Pregnancy test negative .what can be the symptoms for 2 mnth pregnent?
Get nausea,vomiting: Delay in period for 1 week or so and negative pregnancy test does not suggest anything .You may get your period or if you do not get period ,do another pregnancy test to know for sure .At 2 month pregnant women may not feel anything odd or may have nausea and vomiting ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period is 11 days late had unprotected sex negative pregnancy test have been taking birth control pills for 2 yrs now everyday the same time ?
Hello! I went off the birth control pills the middle of july, had a normal period in august and now I am 2 days late for my period. I feel I have had many symptoms of pregnancy but took a test and it's negative. Is it too soon to read positive? I have bee
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I want to know if taking birth control pills at a different time every night increases risk of pregnancy.
For 2 months, I have been taking 18 month expired birth control pills. Was I fully protected from pregnancy while Taking them?
Possibly not: Although some medication maybe used after the expiration date, oral contraceptives may not be as effective. Get a new prescription. In the interim use an additional back up such as condom. ...Read more
Took birth control pills that expired 18 months ago based onlabel. Ive been taking these pills for 2 month. Was I still protected from pregnancy ?
Yes: The pills still work fine. If you are concerned asked your doctor to refill and you can pick up non expired pills. ...Read more
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
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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