Top 20 Doctor insights on: Is your period on birth control a sign you are not pregnant

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What can cause your period to be a week early no birth control and unprotected sex? Could that be a sign of pregnancy?

What can cause your period to be a week early no birth control and unprotected sex? Could that be a sign of pregnancy?

Possibly: If you are a wek early for a period, you could have an implantation bleed (embryo burrowing into wall of uterus) or this could be a sign of a tubal pregnancy. See your doctor and get a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm on birth control. I had a very heavy period for 4 days and bled through my tampons, but it was a day late. And no pregnancy symptoms. Pregnant?

Pregnancy?: Birth control is not 100% - any time there is a question get a home pregnancy test. If you were recently on antibiotics this may make the birth control ineffective.

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On birth control, negative HPT, abnormally watery & mucusy period for past 5 months, on time, of average duration, and no pregnancy symptoms?

On birth control, negative HPT, abnormally watery & mucusy period for past 5 months, on time, of average duration, and no pregnancy symptoms?

On birth control: Why would you spend one second worryng about pregnancy if you are on birth control? Birth control works. It is taken so wasted nerves about unwanted pregnancy don't ruin your life. You are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Last period was around June 28, had unprotected sex on July 29 (no birth control) It is now August 17, still no period. No pregnancy symptoms as well?

Last period was around June 28, had unprotected sex on July 29 (no birth control) It is now August 17, still no period. No pregnancy symptoms as well?

Hmmm....: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A home urine pregnancy test is very accurate 3 weeks after sex. ...Read more

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Female; 21; sharp pain in nipples, not breasts just nipples. Also no period in 5 months? No pregnancy, not on birth control, not sexually active.

Female; 21; sharp pain in nipples, not breasts just nipples. Also no period in 5 months? No pregnancy, not on birth control, not sexually active.

See your doctor...: Your symptoms warrant an evaluation by your physician. They would confirm that you are not pregnant (if you have never been sexually active that is an obvious however, in your information you have pregnancy documented as "doesn't know" so it sounds like maybe you think it may be possible? In addition, hormone levels would likely be tested to see if underlying cause for cycle abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can you have your period on birth control and still be pregnant?

Can you have your period on birth control and still be pregnant?

Usually no: But if u missed pills or didn't absorb the pills it is possible to be pregnant and the bleeding is not your period so if u are worried see yoru gyn for an exam and a blood preg test. ...Read more

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Is it okay to not have your period for6 months not on birth control or pregnant? What could be the problem?

Is it okay to not have your period for6 months not on birth control or pregnant? What could be the problem?

Many possibilities: This could be a normal phase, but could also be a medical problem. If you are just starting to get your periods, or close to menopause, you might go for months without menstrual flow. However, there are other causes, such as being overweight or having hormone abnormalities or physical problems like tissue in your uterus blocking the flow. It is worth getting checked out with this one. ...Read more

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Can birth control make you get your period even if you're pregnant?

Can birth control make you get your period even if you're pregnant?

No. No period in preg: It is impossible to have a period with/without birth control pills if one is pregnant. A period is an egg that did not get fertilized nor implanted into the uterus. No period ever happens if pregnant. BUT, sometimes bleeding happens DURING pregnancy; this is due to a lot of causes and always needs evaluation. Any bleeding in pregnancy needs a doctor's evaluation. ...Read more

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If you are on your period for more then 2 weeks on birth control. Could you be pregnant?

NO: Quite the opposite, that much bleeding is actually more of an indication of not being pregnant. Has something changed with her birth control and/or did she miss pills or take them late? Any of these can cause prolonged bleeding. And sometimes it just happens. If doesn't stop by a month, or gets heavier, associated pain, ill feeling, dizziness, then get evaluated sooner to figure out cause. ...Read more

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If you are on birth control and get pregnant will you still get your period during the week that you should with the pills?

If you are on birth control and get pregnant will you still get your period during the week that you should with the pills?

PillPeriodPregnant??: That would be rather interesting if true. But if you are pregnant then you shouldn't get a true period. Some minor spotting can occur, but not the full-blown, bloaty, moody, bloody mess, unless you are losing the pregnancy.It's a little more complicated, though, with the pill's effects and an early pregnancy's effects. If you start what you think is a true period and it doesn't end normally, see your doctor ...Read more

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What can cause your period to be late besides pregnancy? I'm on birth control and I've already had a period since the last time I had protected sex.

What can cause your period to be late besides pregnancy? I'm on birth control and I've already had a period since the last time I had protected sex.

Late period.: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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If you were pregnant, would your period come on with the birth control pills that make it come on?

If you were pregnant, would your period come on with the birth control pills that make it come on?

No: If you conceive when taking the pill - the first indication could be that you do not start you period when it is due. Pregnancy will prevent a woman from having her period. Some implantation can happen at about the time the period is due but that does not constitute menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more