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Does Emergency Contraception Levonelle Causes Pcos
After taking levonelle emergency contraception at ovulation time in my cycle would it be advisable and safe to get an IUD fitted aswell to reduce risk
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
How can you take mercilon (birth control pill) as an emergency contraception (morning after pill)?
See specifics below: There are a number of options for emergency birth control including dedicated meds that are available over the counter, dedicated prescription medicine, and use of high dose regular birth control. For information of how to use regular bc as emergency bc, see http://www. Not-2-late. Com. If you need ec, you should consider using regular bc such as iuds and implants. The most effective and easy! ...Read more
Can I take microgynon 30 as emergency contraception? 4 now and 4 in 12 hours? Is it as effective as levonelle? Will it effect smear test in 2 days?
Prescription: This must be prescribed by a doctor. Yes birth control pills can be used as emergency contraction. Usually 4 pills are given followed by another 4 pills 12 hours later. You need to see a doctor for this. If you are already taking birth control then there is no need to also take emergency contraception. Alternatively you can pick up Plan B available over the counter at any pharmacy. ...Read more
I have had to use the morning after pill (emergency contraception) twice in 2 weeks. Is it as effective the second time?
Yes: It is equally effective but you can imagine a doctor's question.... Why not find a more reliable form of birth control? If you are okay taking pills, consider the birth control pill. Taken each day it will prevent 96% of pregnancies in a woman sexually active over course of a year. Good luck! ...Read more
I feel light headed and dizzy often. Much worse during inactive contraception pills. I have PCOS and alpha thalassemia trait.
PCOS: anemia?: Since bleeding occurs at the time of the "inactive" oral contraceptive pills, and you have a "thalassemia trait", you may be anemic, and the symptoms may be related to a low hemoglobin content. This may need investigation by your healthcare provider, as there are other causes for your symptoms, which are probably not related to your birth control pill cycle. ...Read more
I have not had a period in over two years due to what my OBGYN believes could be PCOS. Recently I have had extremely sore nipples/increased vaginal discharge/moodiness. No contraception being used. Could I be pregnant?
PCOS: Ovulation is not regular with PCOS, but it can occur, and of course if sexually active you could be pregnant. It is always a good idea to be on low dose oral contraceptives with prolonged amenorrhea as in PCOS. Inhibition of ovarian function does not deplete sustained estrogen production, which can lead over long periods of time to thickened lining of the uterus, which can cause later problems. ...Read more
Why does emergency contraception have to be taken within 72 hours? What causes it to be less effective after this time period?
Prevents ovulation: Ella (ulipristal acetate) works up to 5 days after sex. Other options best asap but up to 3 days. They work by preventing ovulation, and are not perfect. Regular ongoing birth control works better. Pills, patches, ring are options, but require regular use. Consider long acting options of iud and implant. They're the most effective and easy! ...Read more
I have taken ipill yesterday for an emergency contraception from today I want to take premolut-n for delaying periods. Is so does ipill works or not?
Efficacy: Levonogestrel pills can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. They are up to 89 percent effective when taken within 72 hours (three days) after unprotected sex. They continue to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (five days) after unprotected sex, but they are less effective as time passes. ...Read more
Some ECP options: Include Ella, Aftera, After pills, Athenitia Next, EContra Ez, Fallback Solo, My Way, Next Choice One Dose, Opcicon One- Step, Option 2, Take Action & Plan B One-Step. Additionally, a number of combined progestin/ estrogen pills can be used in higher doses as emergency contraception. ...Read more
Yes: Plan b one-step is over the counter and is levonorgesterol. It is most effective if taken right away. Ella (ulipristal acetate) requires a prescription, contains ulipristal, and may be a bit more effective after a few days. The copper containing iud, paraguard is also a highly effective emergency contraceptive that is good for 10 years. ...Read more
No: You're not capable of becoming pregnant during your period. ...Read more
Can I take emergency contraception on the first day of my period? I had unprotected sex 2 days ago.
Help plz! Can planned parenthood emergency contraception pill delay your period the following month?
Taking marvelon as emergency contraception after unprotected sex (withdrawal)am I safe being pregnant?
Can I take diane 35 together with ella (ulipristal acetate) emergency contraception? Thanks in advance.
If I took emergency contraception a day before my period was expected, when can I expect to get my period? I heard ec can delay it.
Early or delayed: Emergency contraception can cause the next period to come sooner or later, but after that, cycles should go back to normal. Be sure to use regular birth control if you are sexually active. There are many options. It's good that you knew about emergency birth control, but regular birth control is more effective. ...Read more
I had my period two weeks ago & it was not normal. Before my period came, I took an emergency contraception. & now I've started spotting.?
Plan B can alter the normal cycle.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
My partner took an emergency contraception pill just after her last period 5 weeks ago, and her period still has not come. May she be pregnant??
Its possible...: Its possible. Pregnancy is one of the more common reasons a woman doesn't start her period. Getting a pregnancy test will answer your question for sure. Its also possible there is some other reason she is missing her period. A pregnancy test is a great place to start and figure things out. Best wishes! ...Read more
I missed a progesterone pill and had sex outside the time the pill protects you for if you forget to take it, do I need emergency contraception?
Yes!: There are a number of good tests available that you can use to check if you are indeed pregnant. Like all tests they are not perfect but try them. Be more careful in the future so you don't have to go through this. ...Read more
Can safyral be used as emergency contraception? If miss two pills and have pull out sex and then make up pills, risk of pregnancy? Ovulate sooner?
Had unprotected intercourse. Boyfriend was dry if im not mistaken. I took escapelle emergency contraception pill within 25 mins. Risk of pregnancy?
Reduced risk: Since you took pill within 72 hours the risk of pregnancy is low. Note that emergence contraception pill is not to be used as regular birth control. Please see your doctor to discuss what birth control would be best for you. Practice safe sex, use condoms. If at any time you think you might be pregnant do a pregnancy test and see your doctor. Take care and stay safe. ...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
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
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