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Is Doubling Up On Birth Control Pills To Prevent Your Period One Month Bad
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
What causes women to spot while on birth control pills? Is it that the body is "trying" to have a period? can anything be done to reduce or prevent it
Spotting on bcp's: "Spotting" is caused by a decrease in estrogen , and irregular times of taking the low dose pills now being used will result in spotting. To prevent this, a definite time in the evening of taking the pill will prevent this, but in some cases, the pill dose will need a small increase. If this occurs, changing the pill may prevent "spotting". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No it does not: No it will not stop your period as you start the pack on first day of your period. ...Read more
If i start taking birth control pills now will it be able to prevent my period in two weeks? I'm going on a big vacation. I would stop right after.
Sorry but no . . .: Starting birth control pills now won't prevent your menses in 2 weeks. However, if you're already taking birth control pills, then you can prevent your period by skipping your sugar/placebo pills and immediately starting your next month's pills as soon as you finish your current month's active pills. Some birth control pills are now marketed as quarterly or annual menses rather than monthly. ...Read more
E+P: Birth control pills stop ovulation by interfering with the signals from the brain to the ovary. That occurs because of the estrogen (e) and Progesterone (p) in them. In addition, the e stimulates the lining of your uterus, p stabilizes it; and when you stop the e and p, it causes you to shed your endometrial lining and have a bleed. It is not ovulation, just a w/d bleed by stopping the e+p. ...Read more
Does taking birth control pills continuously to stop your period prevent you from getting pregnant later when you want to?
Birth control: Nope. No need to worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
My gf and i had an unprotected sex for 3 consecutive weeks, she told me to ejaculate inside her. This week supposed to be her perioid. Can she still prevent pregnancy by taking birth control pills?
Too late: Her advice is exactly how to get pregnant. At this point, she either didn't conceive, in which case you will know when her period comes, or she did conceive, in which case taking bcps won't prevent the pregnancy. Starting the pill at this point will only complicate issues. She will be able to tell she is pregnant by waiting until a week after her missed period, and then a urine preg test will be +. ...Read more
Hello im taking birth control pills and one month ago... But i don't have my period yet. Is that normal?
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