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Dr. John cuong Doan
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Ethinyl Estradiol And Norethindrone (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|norethindrone is a two phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


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Take loestrin 20. Period is 14days late. Had sex during my 7day break?

Take loestrin 20. Period is 14days late. Had sex during my 7day break?

Pregnancy worries?: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a withdrawal period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her regular withdrawal periods, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more

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Period for 17 days since I started loestrin?

Period for 17 days since I started loestrin?

Pill side effects: In the first 1-3 months after starting birth control pills, irregular bleeding (termed "breakthrough bleeding" is common. For almost everyone, periods become very regular and predictable after that time. Write down the dates of bleeding, keep taking the pill at the same time daily (missed pills can cause irregular bleeding), and see your doctor if it persists beyond 3 months. ...Read more

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Could loestrin 20 be used for helping pepole with turner syndrome to have kids and period's?

Could loestrin 20 be used for helping pepole with turner syndrome to have kids and period's?

Doubtful: Work closely with a reproductive endocrinologist if you want to attempt to have menses and become pregnant. Unfortunately, the success rate even with optimal treatment is quite low for this disorder. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have no period with loestrin?

Is it normal to have no period with loestrin?

Yes: Most oral contraceptives can cause some women to skip a period. I would encourage you to get a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more

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Using lo loestrin and barely any period, help?

Using lo loestrin and barely any period, help?

Loestrin24 Fe: Loestrin24 fe is reported to lead to shorter periods (< 3 days on average) and lighter periods with less bleeding. ...Read more

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What is your period like if you get put on loestrin 24?

What is your period like if you get put on loestrin 24?

Shorter& lighter.: Loestrin24 fe is reported to lead to shorter periods (< 3 days on average) and lighter periods with less bleeding. ...Read more

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Taking loestrin 30 and not had a period this month. Is this normal?

Taking loestrin 30 and not had a period this month. Is this normal?

It can be: As long as you are taking the pill as prescribed, this is called pill amenorrhea and is common. Make sure you have a negative pregnancy test ...Read more

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What to do if I skipped a period while on loestrin 24 fe, is this normal?

Yes: Using a low dose ocp with hormone for 24 days, this is not abnormal. Many people have light or no periods. ...Read more

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I'm about to start loestrin & I'm worried that my naturally 3 day long period will become longer. Is this a possibility?

I'm about to start loestrin & I'm worried that my naturally 3 day long period will become longer. Is this a possibility?

Probably not: Usually contraceptive pills make your periods even lighter. If you have more bleeding you probably need a higher estrogen dose. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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If I start loestrin before my period how long before it's effective?

If I start loestrin before my period how long before it's effective?

4 weeks: All bc pills will be effective after faithfuuly taking about two weeks but safe measure it is advisable to tell pts after one cycle for sure. Compliance is the key for efficacy and recommendation is after periods as a routine. Good luck ...Read more

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Missed loestrin doubled up next day spotted that day I doubled up and now period is late?

Get pregnancy test: Missing one pill usually does not result in pregnancy. It is fairly common to skip periods on birth control pills. If pregnancy test is negative start your new pack at the usual time. ...Read more

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Been on lo loestrin for 3 years and have never had a period on it. This ok? Someone told me that is bad for you

Been on lo loestrin for 3 years and have never had a period on it. This ok? Someone told me that is bad for you

Probably OK: It is not unsafe to skip periods, but it would be appropriate for your physician to perform an ultrasound to evaluate your uterus and the endometrium. If the endometrium is very thin, then it is ok not to have periods as the pill is suppressing the endometrium. If the endometrium is thickened it would be a problem that your doctor would manage. ...Read more

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I started loestrin 24fe and I'm at the end of my 1stpack in the middle imissd 2days in a row. Ibeen on my period 3weeks. Wht could b goin on?

I started loestrin 24fe and I'm at the end of my 1stpack in the middle imissd 2days in a row. Ibeen on my period 3weeks. Wht could b goin on?

Take 3 months to reg: Pregnancy is a possibility. If not pregnant, then it takes about 3 months of use without missing any days for the body to regulate itself. However, if your bleeding is too heavy 1 pad or tampon every 1-2 hours, then you need to see a doctor. ...Read more