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Gave birth in July. Still breastfeeding. Had first period since birth 6 weeks ago but haven't had once since. Can delay be because of breastfeeding?
Took birth control pills that expired 18 months ago based onlabel. Ive been taking these pills for 2 month. Was I still protected from pregnancy ?
Yes: The pills still work fine. If you are concerned asked your doctor to refill and you can pick up non expired pills. ...Read more
For 2 months, I have been taking 18 month expired birth control pills. Was I fully protected from pregnancy while Taking them?
Possibly not: Although some medication maybe used after the expiration date, oral contraceptives may not be as effective. Get a new prescription. In the interim use an additional back up such as condom. ...Read more
Had unprotected sex 5 days into new birth control pack. Been on birth control for 2 years. Chance of being pregnant?
Switched birth control from microgestin fe 120 to lutera. It has been 2 months since the switch. I have had my period for 3 weeks now. Is this normal?
Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
Been on orsythia (generic for avaine) since november 2014 just got switched to Avaine birth control this month.am i still 100% protected to have sex?
Life is not 100%: A woman using oral birth control pills can be 100% sure that she is NOT 100% protected from getting pregnant unless she never has sex with a fertile guy. If she has sex, no birth control pill that is 100% effective. That being said, birth control pills are among the most effective if taken correctly. She can also have the guy use condoms to avoid certain STD's and perhaps avoid some vaginal odors. ...Read more
Been on orsythia (generic for avaine) since november 2014 just got switched to Avaine birth control this month.Can I still have unprotected sex?
Yes you can: Yes you can as long as you are taking the pills ...Read more
Recurrent yeast: There are several possible explanations, but the one i would suggest trying first would be to have your sexual partner apply an antifungal cream to his penis twice a day while you take an oral antifungal (need rx) for one month or at least thru one menstrual period. If that does not solve the problem you will need a more detailed work-up. ...Read more
I have always had normal periods, controlled by birth control. I started having weird discharged so changed pills. Now I have had 6 periods in 3 mos?
Change : You probably need a different pill. By now your body should have adjusted to the new pill. ...Read more
Hello I'm 21 years old I been taking the same birth control pills 6 weeks after my daughter was born I've never been late or missed a period?
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Im bleeding since yesterday. I gave birth last july 23 via cs. Is this normal? Menstruation aftr 2 months of giving birth?
Stopped birth control 3wks ago(last period) usually would get period 2x/mth w/birth control but did not get start of this month. Am i prego?
Preg Test Please: First when in doubt rule pregnancy out. Buy a urine pregnancy test at drug store and test today. If negative, consider yourself lucky and learn. Go see doctor to get started on some type of birth control (pills or many other choices) to better protect yourself against an unplanned pregnancy that might be a crisis if it happened at this time in your life. ...Read more
A month ago I quit birth control & I still have not received a period. Can quitting birth control delay periods?
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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