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Irregular Period After Birth Control
Yes: Keep to your routine. If your periods don't regulate on their own, see your gyn. ...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
Probably not.: Do a home urine pregnancy test. If negative then most likely you may have forgotten to take your birth control pill at the same time you usually do and this signals for you to shed your uterine lining (looks and feels like a period). If you are taking the pill at the same exact time every day and have not missed one pill then your body is overpowering the pill ; aka breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more
If I stopped birth control is it normal to go back to having an irregular period? Or can I be pregnant?
On birth control for irregular periods, started pack last week on Sunday when should I expect my next period?
Had irregular periods for years until birth control in jan. Every period I have these red squishy clumps of tissue that r the size of quaters, normal?
I took birth control pills to regulate my irregular period I've been on them for 2 1/2yr, if I stop them will I go back to having an irregular period?
Cycle: Most people resume whatever their "normal" was before being on pills. ...Read more
Absent/irregular period before medications. Started period and hasn't stopped for 3 weeks. Advised to stop birth control. Will it stop on it's own?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Will I gain weight if I go on birth control for my irregular period? And how long would I have to be on it to jump start my period?
Few months at least: Usually person on birth control pills, gain weight, you will have help you to get normal periods after few months. You should discuss this with your G.Y.N. doctor ...Read more
If I started my birth control on the 13th to help with my irregular periods when should I exspect my period and I just had one july 2nd?
28 days later: Usually, when you start take birth control pills on a monthly schedule, then you should expect your period 28 days after you started your first pill. Unfortunately, breakthrough bleeding on the hormone pills are not that uncommon and can be confusing but I described the ideal variant for you. ...Read more
How do I know if I am pregnant. I believe I may be, but I take birth control abd had an irregular period last month. Also, my stomache feels clebched?
I've always had an irregular period, birth control helped but I've stopped using it. I haven't had my period for 5 months now & worry about fertility?
Other workup?: I assume you have discussed this at some point with your doctor if you were on birth control pills, but did they do any other workup- blood work, ultrasound? Not having regular periods definitely affects fertility so if you are thinking of getting pregnant, I would see your doctor for further workup to see if your periods can be regulated to make you more fertile. ...Read more
Birth control for 3 weeks then had sex, I have irregular period, its been 25 days since then, took 2 pregn tests that came neg. Could I still bepregn?
Unlikely: It is unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more
My gf has irregular periods and she does not have a period at all unless she is on birth control is that bad?
Good question: Thanks for being concerned about your girlfriend. Her irregular periods off of birth control likely means she is not ovulating for some reason. There are lots of reasons for anovulation or irregular ovulation in the late teens, and she hopefully has discussed this with her ob/gyn. Using birth control is one way to try and get hormones/ovulation back on track. It's not bad that she's not ovulating. ...Read more
I've been taking birth control for about a month now. I've always had an irregular period, but since starting the pill my period has been constant.
How can I regulate my irregular periods without birth control? I'm currently using BC to regulate my period but I'm gaining too much weight.
I have not had my period for almost 2 months. I know I am not pregnat and I have always had irregular periods, but will birth control help regulate?
Irregular: Will you are taking the pill your periods will definitely be regular and a good solution. ...Read more
I've had protected sex and take birth control, I've missed a 3 days to take my pill, and my period is week late, I usually have irregular periods.?
Is having severe period pain normal for an 18yr old? Been taking ginet 84 birth control since I was 14 due to irregular periods. I can't leave house
Painful period: It may be normal but if different than your usual periods then should take a pregnancy test to make sure there is not an ectopic (tube) pregnancy. Also if you have symptoms suggesting low iron or anemia, such as feeling tired, dizziness, paleness, then you should also see your doctor. ...Read more
Always has irregular period, took birth control to make it regular but made me have my period for a month. I stopped takin, am I able to get pregnant?
Preg afte stoppping: It is very possible to conceive after stopping bcvp's. ...Read more
Could I be pregnant? I have irregular periods and take birth control. Missed 2 weeks of medication and recently started. Last period was April 17
Pregnant?: The only way to determine this is to get a pregnancy test. The home pregnancy tests are accurate when done properly. ...Read more
I have very irregular periods but have been on birth control for 3 years and have had my period for 5 years. Can also last 7+ days. Hormone problems?
Yes.: Missed or "anovulatory" periods occur when the ovary fails to release an egg either to resistance from the ovary or from inadequate stimulation. The body usually rebounds with a normal period next time. Your doctor can discuss hormonal options. ...Read more
I have irregular periods but my doctor put me on birth control I stp taking thm I did Good off bt it been a month scene I had my period wtd?
Off pills result: Once you stop taking the birth control pills you will return to your usual pattern. If you were irregular off the pill before you will most likely still be irregular now. ...Read more
I have irregular periods doctor place me on birth control to try and regulate my periods it worked then he took me off now on your irregular no period?
I have an irregular period I was on birth control pills im on my period now and I had unprotected sex can I get preganant and u want to be preganant.
I'm 25 years old, never been pregnant. I've always had irregular periods until 18 when I started using birth control pills until I was 23. Never used any again, remained irregular but I have been regular 7 months until now. My period ended a week and a day
? your question?: You made an interesting statement but asked no recognizable question. ...Read more
I haven't gotten my period since I stopped birth control 6 months ago. I have PCOS with irregular periods but what would cause it to be this long?
My gyn put me on birth control for a yr due to irregular period caz of ovarian cyst. My period came the month after I came off after that have not see it want a baby bad what should I do. Help?
Pills didn't do it: It would have been a good idea to do tests to find out why your periods were irregular before going on the pill. The pill may treat whatever this condition, but not cure it. Then when you stop the pill, what was causing the period to be irregular before you started on the pill is still present. Don't blame the pill, but you should see your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more
How I know if I have early menopause? Hair loss, no period without birth control, irregular period, I'm 20. What do I do? Gynocologist again?
Stop birth control in dec, irregular periods 35 avg. I am in cd43, 2 negative pregnancy test with morning urine but no period. What's wrong with me?
I am 18 and I have a brownish discharge, irregular period even on birth control, pelvic pain, pain during sex, low sex drive, what could it be?
Lots of things: Its hard to say whether all of these symptoms are related. If u r currently on ocps they can cause the brown discharge / break through bleeding and sometimes pain during intercourse. I think a pelvic us would be very helpful. Could be an ovarian cyst, or endometriosis causing pain with intercourse and irreg bleeding. Low sex drive may be due to some hormone imbalance (but ocps can cause it!). ...Read more
I was on birth control and now 2yrs later I still have an irregular period. But I have lower pain, cramps, sore breast, bloated, my uterus is very hard?
More info please: What is your specific question? Please provide more info. ...Read more
Pcos pcos monophasic or triphasic birth control pills? Asked about 6 hours ago - boston, ma hi I was diagnosed with pcos. I have cyst on my ovary 1.5 cm, started gain weight, acne, irregular period, my blood test showed estradiol 649pg/ml high, FSH 6.3 n
Doesn't matter: There is no particular benefit to the triphasic pills, but either one would likely be beneficial for the pcos. The first line treatment of pcos is birth control pills. ...Read more
Does Metoprolol affect birth control or cause irregular periods? Have had a longer stopping/restarting period this cycle. I'm on Sprintec birth control
Is it a mith that if you have irregular period and you don't want to take birth control pills having sex will get you your period?
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