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I Have Breast Soreness After Starting Birth Control
Probably normal: Breast tenderness after starting birth control is a normal condition. Anytime you have a hormonal change, your breasts respond and can become sore. If you have any lumps or dusharge from your breasts, this should be evaluated by your doctor. The breast tenderness should improve over time. ...Read more
Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more
4th week of pills: usually early in the last week of the pill pack ( during the inactive pills) ...Read more
Possibly: When you are on the pill you dont ovulate so you dont fell the midcycle pain asociated with it. Also the pill is great at decreasing the amount of bleeding thus decresing the amount of cramping. ...Read more
I have been having unilateral nipple soreness. I just started birth control. Can hormonal imbalances cause soreness in just one nipple?
Probably not: It usually takes 1-2 pill cycles before your body gets used to the new hormones. Make sure you take your pill as directed at about the same time every day. Smokers should not be on the pill (they are at increased risk of stroke, especially after 40 years old). Some pills have 24 active hormone pills, others have 21. This will affect when a woman starts her period after stopping the active hormone. ...Read more
Is it normal to have sore breasts/nipples after getting the Nexplanon birth control implant? (I'm also taking BC pills to help with spotting)
Im having breast tenderness while on birth control pills why?. I have 10 more active pills due to complete 21. Before it would happen before period.
Do birth control pills gives you cramps? I just started birth control last week and now i have cramps on the side im using a combination pill(lutera)
Could...: Yes they could. You might also experience some spotting in the beginning which usually gets better after you have been taking them for few weeks. If you are experiencing other symptoms and severe follow up with your GYN provider. ...Read more
I started taking birth control 4 days ago and i still haven't had a period, is the birth control taking effect?
About 21 days: It depends on where you are in your cycle when you start your period and what kind of birth control you're on but for a traditional birth control pill, you take 21 days of active pills and 7 days of placebo or sugar pills (or may just take nothing). You will probably get a period when you start the placebo pills. ...Read more
A month ago I quit birth control & I still have not received a period. Can quitting birth control delay periods?
Best to wait 30 days: It is not always possible to tell how quickly oral contraceptive pills will block your ovulation and reduce your risks of getting pregnant. Some times protection will start within days; in other women, it may take weeks.To be safe, it is best to use condoms or abstain from genito-sexual intercourse during the first cycle of using these contraceptives. Better yet, ask a Gyn for a LARC(IUD/implant) ...Read more
Can I start a new pack of birth control pills two days before my period to delay it for a vacation if I haven't been on birth control can before?
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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