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Do You Ovulate While On The Pill
You don't: Nuvaring, like birth control pills, helps prevent pregnancy primarily by inhibiting ovulation (preventing your ovary from releasing an egg), by tricking your body into thinking it has already done so. Therefore, you do not ovulate while using nuvaring, provided you do so correctly. ...Read more
Do you still get your withdrawal bleed while on the pill during the pill-free week if you're pregnant/got pregnant while on the pill?
If on the combination pill can you get pregnant while on the sugar pills? Also how long until you get periods on the sugar pills?
Not likely: If you are taking the pills correctly, your chances of getting pregnant are about 3-5% per year. You are no more likely to get pregnant on the sugar pills compared to the non-sugar pills. Most women start the period sometime during the sugar pills. Its also possible to be safely on the pills but not have a period at all. Best wishes! ...Read more
When on the contraceptive pill and you start on the white sugar pills how long taking them will your period start?
Varies: Your period on pills starts because of the drop in hormonal levels. How long this takes varies from woman to woman and from pill to pill. It is usually pretty much the same from cycle to cycle for the same woman on the same pill unless she is sick or takes a new medicine. Hope this helps. ...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
Can you ovulated on your period when you have PCOS? Not taking metformin at the present time just bcp.
If you start your birth control on the night of your ovulation day, does it still stop ovulation?
Not likely: Ovulation is a rather delicate/complex process that usually takes about 2 weeks from the start of the cycle to time of ovulation.. Regular use/timely use of ocp interferes with this process an thus prevents ovulation, but it is not likely to be effective if taking it only on the night/day of ovulation that is about to occur. The "morning-after pill" can stop pregnancy if needed. Consult doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you ovulate when on the combination birth control pill when taken everyday around the same time?
Should not: If taken as directed you should not, but every method has a failure rate of some level. But with combination pills the failure is very very low. ...Read more
If you find out your pregnant while on the pill. Will you still experience breakthrough bleeding from stopping the pill?
I have irregular periods, wondering if you still get your period while on the pillwith the white pill does this mean you will be-fertile after the pill?
Period on the pill?: A period occurs while on birth control, during the inactive (placebo) pills, because there are no hormones in inactive pills. Sometimes there's some spotting while on the active pills, but if a woman is taking her pills correctly, she is still presumed protected against pregnancy even with spotting between periods. If she was young and fertile before using pills, she's probably fertile afterward. ...Read more
If you were to fall pregnant on the pill, at the time of your period (placebo pill week), would you still bleed like you normally would?
Pregnant on pill: Usually not because pill hormone doses are low but you can bleed despite being pregnant because the drop in hormones during the pill period week can trigger bleeding for some women. That is why with bleeding on the pill checking a pregnancy test is important. Pregnancy itself can also cause some bleeding sometimes and it can seem like it is pill bleeding. ...Read more
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