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How do I skip my period on triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

How do I skip my period on triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Skip the last week: The last 7 pills in your pack are placebo, "sugar pills". If you skip these, and just start the first pill in the next pack you will skip your period. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I am on birth control and have pcos. I started with my periods 4 days back and have been on the pills regularly. How do I skip my period next mnth?

I am on birth control and have pcos. I  started with my periods 4 days back and have been on the pills regularly.  How do I skip my period next mnth?

Extend the cycle: It's possible to extend your cycle length by taking the hormonally active pills for longer than 21 d. Many pills have 21 days hormone pills and 7 placebo/reminder pills.You can take 42 63 or 84 pills before taking placebos (and can then take the placebos for 4-5 days). This increases the risk of breakthrough bleeding, but can extend the cycle there are pills that are packaged for extended cycling. ...Read more

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My boyfriend will arrive on april 17 and stay here until april 21 and at that day I have my period. How can I skip my period at that day? I need help

My boyfriend will arrive on april 17 and stay here until april 21 and at that day I have my period. How can I skip my period at that day? I need help

Birth control pills: You could start the birth control pills beginning sometime next week, and then when you get to the end of three weeks of active pills, skip the placebo week and start the next pill pack. ...Read more

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How many times can I skip my period by taking the pill loette?

How many times can I skip my period by taking the pill loette?

Until menopause: You don't need to have a period if you're on the pill. Amenorrhea is a nice side effect, but many women freak out over it. Don't worry its a positive side effect. It just means your endometrium has thinned out to the point that your period goes away. I use a lot of low dose birth control pill in perimenopausal women for just that reason and the hot flash relief ...Read more

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Can i skip my period using ortho lo? I have heard it doesn't always work.

Can i skip my period using ortho lo? I have heard it doesn't always work.

Postponing menses: If on oral contraceptives, you may skip the inactive pills (depends on the pills but may be 4-7 days of inactive pills) to put off you menses and immediately start the next pill pack. You may experience some breakthrough bleeding, but likely not a menstrual-like bleed. ...Read more

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How can I skip my period while on tri-sprintec?

How can I skip my period while on tri-sprintec?

Call the doc: Who put u on that pill, and ask your doc, I do not prescribe that generic pill, I use mostly monphasic pills, my #1 pill is loloestrin and if my pts want to skip the period they do not take the placebo pills and start a new pack, this works much better with a monophasic pill than a tri- phasci pill that u are on. ...Read more

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I take Yaz and started it so that I would never get my period on the weekend. if I skip my period will it effect the days it falls on next time?

I take Yaz and started it so that I would never get my period on the weekend. if I skip my period will it effect the days it falls on next time?

It shouldn't: It shouldn't change the date unless you did not take all of your previous pack of pills. Sometimes the period is minimal on the pills when taken properly. ...Read more

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Can I skip my period (placebo week) on Gildess fe 1/20. ?

Can I skip my period (placebo week) on Gildess fe 1/20. ?

Yes you can: You can skip the placebo pills, open a new package and continue taking only the 21 active pills cycles after cycles for 3 to 4 months continuously. Remember that an intrauterine device or a contraceptive subdermal implant is much more effective reliable and "forgettable" method of contraception than oral contraceptive pills like Gildess and may be better options for you. ...Read more

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Can I skip my period on multiphasic pills by just skipping the placebo pills and starting a new pack?

Can I skip my period on multiphasic pills by just skipping the placebo pills and starting a new pack?

Some do: Some doctors will prescribe continuous use of birth control. The 21 active pills are taken and then on day 22 one starts the next pack. We can not advise you to take medication differently than you were prescribed. You can check with the prescribing doctor to determine if this is a reasonable course of action for you. ...Read more

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I'm 19 yrs old. and have sex with my boyfriend. i skip my period and stop since 4 months. what does it mean?

I'm 19 yrs old. and have sex with my boyfriend. i skip my period and stop since 4 months. what does it mean?

Pregnant?: Have you done a pregnancy test? Perhaps that sexual encounter led to a pregnancy. Please do a test asap. ...Read more

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How can I skip my period for the month taking ortho tri-cyclen?

How can I skip my period for the month taking ortho tri-cyclen?

It is hard: It is harder on the tricyclic pills to do this reliably. You can skip the last week of active pills and have it one week earlier or take an extra third week of pills to delay it an extra week but skipping it altogether is more difficult. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when i skip my period on birth control would i still bleed?

Can you tell me when i skip my period on birth control would i still bleed?

Depends: Usually when a person skips a period on birth control it is because they are taking the pills continuously with no placebo pills. When taking pills this way some people have break through bleeding that occurs and others have no bleeding at all. ...Read more

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On bc Reclipsen extended cycle. even when I skip my period,I notice 2-4 lb weight gain the week before the "sugar pills". normal? will weight go away?

On bc Reclipsen extended cycle. even when I skip my period,I notice 2-4 lb weight gain the week before the "sugar pills". normal? will weight go away?

Weight gain: Not necessarily. If you keep gaining weight each month, you need to discuss this with you doctor. If weigh go up on and then off,this variation is ok. Up then down is ok. ...Read more

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How can I skip my period or delay it for one week when taking tri-previfem (triphasic birth control)? I only need to do this one time

How can I skip my period or delay it for one week when taking tri-previfem (triphasic birth control)? I only need to do this one time

Extra pills for a we: After 3 weeks on your current pack of pills you can immediately start on a new pack for one week. These 7 pills will take the place of "blank" pills at the end of a 4 week pack. Then go off the pills for a week to have your period. At this point it would be best to start on a whole new pack, to avoid confusion. Other option: finish out the new pack to delay menses by 2 more weeks. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more