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Does Taking Birth Control For Too Long Cause Extreme Prematurity Of Birth
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
Can you have breakthrough bleeding on extended cycle of birth control Reclipsen even if you've been on it 5 years? Is 5 years too long to be on pills?
I just opened a pack of birth control pills with no expiration date. How long is too long? What is a good length of time to throw away birth control?
Pharmacist: I would bring the pack to your pharmacist and he or she can advise you properly. ...Read more
Having issues with irregular menstrual cycle. Coming too early, lasting too long. Not on birth control, don't want to be. Any other suggestions?
Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I'm on Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control and just finished my 3rd month on it I think. I have been spotting for 9 days. Is this too long?
It takes time : To adjust ,Start your new pack and see what happens ,this cycle ...Read more
What are signs of infertility? Can the Depo birth control shot cause any long term issues after taking it for almost 3 to 4 years?
Depo: infertility ?: Depo-progesterone stops normal cycles in general, but once discontinued should not contribute to infertility. There are other reasons which can interfere with fertility, such as some vaginal infections causing blocked tubes, and irregular ovulation or polycystic ovarian syndrome. See your healthcare provider for diagnosis and testing to determine treatment for fertility issues. ...Read more
I'm taking Diane 35 as a birth control I'd like to Know if the prolonged used can cause HBP? I've been taking this pill for almost 2 years
No: BCPs don't cause normally HBP. If you have HBP, though you should discus the safety of BCPs. If it is well controlled, they are safe. ...Read more
Depo-Provera only: Birth control pills / NuvaRing have return to fertility within weeks of stopping. Many women start birth control pills as teens and stop in their late-30's when ready to conceive - fertility is the same as non-pill users, their age is a factor not the time on the pill. Depo-provera shots can stop periods for 6-18 months after stopping - during this time fertility is low but no long-term bad effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unusual: You should be fine. All the best. ...Read more
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