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Is B Irth Control Less Effect Ive The Week Of Your Per Iod
No: Most birth control methods have 21-24 days of hormones to suppress ovulation & the week that someone is on their period is the time that no hormones are present in the birth control. You do not release eggs during this time. Menstrual blood is a sign that your hormones are dropping and no longer supporting the lining of the uterus.It would be rare for someone to get pregnant during their period. ...Read more
Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
Is birth control pill still effective if you get your period at a time other than the placebo week?
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
If you start your period one day before sugar pills, does that mean your birth control is not as effective? Been on pill for 9mths.
How soon is the birth control pill Reclipsen effective after your period? (How soon into the new pack)
What is the likelihood of getting pregnant if you regularly take birth control pills, but have intercourse the week of your period?
What does it mean when your period was just on last week & then comes back on next week? & i'm not on birth control
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
Can you get your period a week before your actual period while on birth control and still have a week left of pills left? Or what is it ?
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 more
What does it mean if you forgot to take your birth control twice and started your period but already had it almost two weeks ago?
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