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Ewcm All Month Long On The Pill
If I have normal periods on birth control pills that last 5 days and always start on the same day on time, end on the same day, could I be pregnant?
I start period on 4th placebo pill which lands on 26th of each month.This month the 4th pill landed on the 23rd.Y is this?When should I expect period?
Any time now: Can't explain why the date varies but your period should start very soon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Just finished period after a month being on the pill can I hve ununprotected sex just couple of days being on the yellow pills on the second packet?
Pill: If you are on your second pack then you are protected. ...Read more
Generally yes: The typical menstrual cycle length is 28 days, however the normal range is 25-35 days, and your next period, if you are regular, should come between 25 and 35 days from your last one. It does not matter which calendar month we are in. If your period has not come on time, there are lot of possible reasons, and pregnancy is the most common reason for late periods, though not the only. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started BC & my period on the same day 8days ago. My period hasnt stopped. Does the irregularity of my period effect the sucess of the contraceptive?
No: Because you are so young, your hormonal system has not matured adequately and thus your periods are more likely to be irregular. As you grow older, your periods will become more regular. However, the effectiveness of the pill is NOT affected by the regularity or irregularity of your period, so just keep taking your pills and your periods will become more regular with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took Plan B last month while on my regular bc. My period came on the 4th day of the placebos. Will it do the same this month? 4 EPT said negative
Stopped taking the pill a few months ago. My cycle continued on the exact days as it did on the pill last month. This month it hasn't come yet.Normal?
My girlfriend missed her first BC pill in over a year but took it the next morning. How long till it's all back on track and unprotected sex is ok?
See details: If all other pills were taken correctly, then she should take the missed one as soon as she remembers. If she took the missed pill the next day and resumed her usual schedule (which means she ended up taking 2 pills that day) then she should not need to use any backup protection. If she missed more than one pill or she did not continue on her regular schedule, she should use 7 days of backup. ...Read more
Been on the pill for 5 months and haven't missed or skipped any pills. Take them around the same time religiously every day. My period is late. Is this normal?
11 months on birth control. Had normal period and started new pack on time. First day of pack though bf rubbed bare penis on me. Chance of pg? Take every pill on time and pack was started on my normal day and didn't miss any pills in previous packs.
Started combination bc pill on the first day of my period (have taken it everyday since.) How long does it take to be protected from pregnancy?
2 weeks: typically is what is usually recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I started on birth control the first day of my period on the 03/24 (I'm on Yaz). If I stay on it for 7-14 days. Will it delay my next period?
If my period starts on the 5th and ends on the 9th of every month when do I ovulate and how long is my period cycle.
You need to: The cycle length is the number of days from the first day of one period to the first day of the next so from what you gave us your cycle is between 30-31 days. Based on that you likely ovulate on about the 16th or 17th day of the cycle. Good wishes. ...Read more
How long to expect brown discharge on continuous birth control i take same exact time every day its been 4 months?
I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 2.5 years. I always get my period on the day of the last (4th) inactive pill, this month I got it on the day of the 2nd. Is it normal?
They say periods stop after about 6 months on Depo. Switched to Depo in the middle of my 4th month of BCPs. No period on placebo after only 1 shot???
Possible: Yes, it's possible for no periods after only 1 month of Depo. ...Read more
This is my first month on the pill and i didn't start my period the first day of placebo pills. im now on the second day with no period. Means????
Is it safe to have unprotected sex on the 6 the day of periods.? The period was over on Thursday with little discharge on Friday n sex on Saturday.
I get ewcm (thick clear jelly discharge) while on the combined contraceptive. Is the pill not working and im ovulating while on the pill?
Not uncommon: Ovulation while on the pill is actually very common. The pill prevents pregnancy more by preventing the uterus from developing an endometrial lining (where your pregnancy attaches). Its contraceptive effect is due to several factors, decreased cervical mucus, thin endometrial lining, preventing ovulation. Cervical mucus can still develop though. ...Read more
Tired, weird pelvic feeling been off the pill since 3/6 til today had sex on the 5/6, 6/6 And the 16/6 sensitive boobs and some globs of ewcm pls help?
Could I be ovulating on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate)? I am having some pain but no ewcm. I have been on the pill 2 weeks today
I took the pill for only half of the month, and missed 2 days. Is this even long enough to effect my cycle?
How dangerous is it to have 2 abortions 8 months apart? What are the long time consequences? 1st was surgical (suction). Is the pill method better?
Can be harmful: There are no research studies to address your question appropriately. Certainly, having too many abortions can have long-lasting effect, particularly infertility. I can't say if the pill method is safer than surgical. The best option is for you to discuss with an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more
I've been on atenolol 25mg daily split dose for 3 months. Works well for me. How long after I take the pill does it start actually reducing HR and BP?
Ive came off the pill 2 months now and havent had a period how long does it normally take to return?
May be "normal": It often takes a number of months for your pituitary gland (the gland at the base of the brain which controls your ovarian function) to recover from the "rest" it was given by taking the hormones it provides..not to worry However if there is any chance you may be pregnant an over the counter pregnancy test) might be worthwhile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for periods to get regular after going off the pill? I got off the pill by august. Getting my periods once in 2 months since.
I stopped taking the pill a month ago. Me and my partner have been trying to conceive since, but not successful. Is this normal? How long can it take?
Step by step...: Once a woman is married, settled down, and has decided to start a family with her husband (these are all major decisions), she can stop using birth control methods. She can track her periods to see when she is most fertile. Meanwhile, she can take prenatal vitamins, stop any habits such as smoking, and be sure enjoy sex quite often. It can take up to 9-12 months for normal women to get pregnant. ...Read more
Been on birth control for two months how long does it take til it leaves your body after you stop taking the pill everyday?
Complex answer: The actual hormones from the pill only take a few days to get out of your system. And the majority of people are fertile within the first cycle after stopping the pill. However being on birth control pills causes a cascade of hormonal changes that can take many months to reverse. ...Read more
Long cycles but short luteal phase 4 months after discontinuing the pill. Diagnose? Treatment? Ps. Before the pill, normal cycles.
Long cycles: Probably your system is still adjusting after the bcp's. Give it some additional time to adjust unless your anxious to conceive. ...Read more
My last 2 periods have lasted 2 weeks each and this month is the same I've been on the pill for 3 years so I'm not sure why they're lasting so long?
Ask your gyn: 2 weeks is a long time to have your period. Do have a GYN? It could be the birth control pills. You should def go see a GYN to evaluate you further ...Read more
After coming off the pill 3 months ago, i keep getting spotting between periods. Is it normal, if yes, how long will it last for?
Maria : If u believe something is wrong u need to have pe for u safety. ...Read more
I was on a break from birth control (marvelon21day) for 4 months. I have started a new pack this month how long before i can be sure it is effective n does the break have any effect on the performance of the pill?
How long should you wait to have sex without a condom when starting the pill? I'm on the second month of the pill packet.
I have had a lap and some endometriosis was left behind. I am now on birth control and after 1.5 months I am still in pain. How long before the pill improves endometriosis pain?
Excision surgery: Continuous oral contraceptives will work better than having a monthly period. Pain should improve after the second or third pack. Alternatively, you could have extensive excision of endometriosis in which is possible to remove all visible disease . See a surgeon who does this type of surgery often and ask how his/her patients do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term effects like a late period? Second month of taking the pill I had a heavy period 4 days.
Unlikely long term: Taking plan B two months in a row is unlikely to create long term effects other than resulting in an irregular bleeding pattern. Being conscientious about taking birth control pills or using protection like condoms is the best remedy for avoiding situations that require taking planB. ...Read more
Period has been a lot lighter for past 3 months and pro dominantly brown . I have been on the pill for 2yrs. My period lasted longer last 2 cycles?
Probably normal: Birth control pills often cause periods to become lighter by thinning out the uterine lining that is shed with the period each month. Sometimes periods become so light that it is only spotting. If this is bothersome to you, talk to your provider about switching to another pill. ...Read more
I only took desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) for 3 months. If I am experiencing symptoms of stopping the pill, how long until they stop?
What symptoms?: Only "symptom" of stopping Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) (http://www.Drugs.Com/desogen.Html) is ability to get pregnant which can be as immediate as next month. If you don't want to get pregnant, go back to prescribing doctor and ask for more Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) (if you liked it) or another option. If you're not in a mutually monogamous relationship, make him wear a condom (unless you want to get pregnant) to lower risk of stds. ...Read more
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