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Double Up On Birth Control Pills To Stop Bleeding
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
You get when stop pi: There are 21 pills packs without placebo which will make you have your period approx. A week after your 21 pill pack is finished.If you have 28 pill pack the same thing will happen only you will continue to take your pills with a new pack every 28 days.So in other words your periods only come after you have finished 21 birth control pills.And you do not get your periods while you are taking pills. ...Read more
NOT recommended!: No, you may try another cycle on this Pills, but if you break through again switch to a different BCP or choose another BC method! ...Read more
Probably NOT: It adding more hormones on top of hormones go to your GYN Dr for appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Plan b period while on birth control with 2 active pills left. took pills to ensure completed the pack. when to expect next period on birth control?
Yes, usually: This is a very common indication for the non-contraceptive use of the pill. ...Read more
I took the emergency pill while on regular birth control pills as precaution. Will this lower their effectiveness?
No implantation: While on birth control pills you should not have "implantation bleeding" since implantation does not happen. If you are experiencing bleeding or spotting while taking bcp it is most likely due to other causes and you should discuss it with your obgyn or fertility specialist. ...Read more
Not likely !: Each tablet has a proportion of estrogen to progesterone. By taking a double dose you are still taking the same balance. Finding the cause of bleeding by ultrasound, examination or endometrial sampling is a better strategy. Pregnancy always need to be ruled out. Talk to your caregiver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes you can. It is recommended to have atleast 4 periods /year. ...Read more
Can vitamin C make you bleed while taken on birth control ? Does it mean your birth control stopped working?
Yes: Bcp will suppress pms when you stop using it pms can return. ...Read more
That depends on what: You are switching to or from. Sorry, can't provide generic info. ...Read more
Can taking the Plan B pill while on birth control pills delay your period during the placebo week?
I believe so.: I am not a gynecologist, but my understanding is that Plan B is a high dose of hormones that induce shedding of the lining of the uterus (preventing an egg/embryo from implanting). Taking Plan B while taking placebo (which are sugar pills) will be like taking Plan B by itself. Bleeding based on a new schedule caused by Plan B may be earlier or l8r than usual depending on how ur body reacts. ...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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