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Does diarrhea affect birth control?

Does diarrhea affect birth control?

Get u out of mood?: If you mean affect birth control pills-not really. Severe malabsorption to affect absorption of meds, including bcp, not common, but possible. No effect on barrier methods like condoms, diaphragm, foams, or others, like iud. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Can light diarrhea lower birth control effectiveness?

Can light diarrhea lower birth control effectiveness?

Unlikely: Diarrhea is a symptom of the lower gut , large intestine. The pill is absorbed in the small intestine . No need to worry. ...Read more

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What to do if I have diarrhea on birth control, should I be worried?

What to do if I have diarrhea on birth control, should I be worried?

Less effective: The effectiveness of birth control pills clan be diminished, when a woman experiences diarrhea. It would be a good idea to use condoms as a back up. ...Read more

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Will it affect my birth control if I have diarrhea 13 hours after taking it ?

Will it affect my birth control if I have diarrhea 13 hours after taking it ?

No: Birth control pills are absorbed within about 3 hours from taking them. So if your diarrhea started 13 hours later it shouldn't affect your pill. If you have diarrhea for several days, consider using a back-up method. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea everything month around the time I ovulate? This happens every month, ever since I stop my birth control

Is it normal to have diarrhea everything month around the time I ovulate? This happens every month, ever since I stop my birth control

Likely normal: There are many manifestations of hormonal effects of menstruation and ovulation. Some experience constipation, others experience diarrhea. While other hormones probably contribute, prostaglandins may be a culprit in some of the diarrhea you are experiencing. If you want to try something to slow the diarrhea down I suggest adding fiber to your diet even in the form of capsules. Stay well. ...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


Dr. Peter Ihle
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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