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Missed period while on lo loestrin fe birthcontrol. Is this normal?

Missed period while on lo loestrin fe birthcontrol. Is this normal?

Totally normal: Assuming you have not missed any pills and could be pregnant, but with loloestrin the low dose of the hormone can make you miss your periods which is fine and great choice at your age as u should be on the lowest dose combo pill which is loloestrin and if u do not want any more children an in office essure tubal is the way to go, easy, takes 5 minutes my pts are awake, covered by insurance. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Is it normal to miss a period during the first few months of taking lo loestrin fe?

No it is not: When you are on birth control pills you get your period regularly every 28 days, as there are 21 hormonal pills and 7 sugar pills.And you will get periods every 28 days when you start the new pack it also comes as a pack of 21 pills and same effect, period every 28 days. ...Read more

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Hi I have a question - I have been taking lo loestrin fe for 7 months. I use a condom too. I just missed a period and am very worried- advice?

Hi I have a question - I have been taking lo loestrin fe for 7 months. I use a condom too. I just missed a period and am very worried- advice?

Oral contraceptives: If you are taking an oral contraceptive as directed, at the same time every day, you should have regular periods. Add a condom to correct oral contraceptive use and pregnancy is very unlikely. If you are not sure, please get a home pregnancy test - they are very sensitive and should be reliable a week after the expected period. ...Read more

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Can loestrin fe cause you to miss a period?

Can loestrin fe cause you to miss a period?

Irregular menstrual: Bleeding can occur. 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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Started Lo Loestrin Fe in May, periods 1st 2 packs, in June took plan b on top of pill, missed last week in Oct., no period since June, is this ok?

Started Lo Loestrin Fe in May, periods 1st 2 packs, in June took plan b on top of pill, missed last week in Oct., no period since June, is this ok?

Maybe: Do you remember to take your pills every day? If not, check a pregnancy test. If you do remember, an unexpected pregnancy is much less likely. I tell my patients on Lo loestrin Fe that approximately 30% of women will stop having menses on this pill. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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On loestrin 24 fe. 2 weeks ago missed 1 pill(mon), took 2 the next day(tues) and next day took plan b(wed). Expecting period tomorrow. Expect delay?

On loestrin 24 fe. 2 weeks ago missed 1 pill(mon), took 2 the next day(tues) and next day took plan b(wed). Expecting period tomorrow. Expect delay?

Could happen: Your period will likely come as expected but might be altered by plan b. Your risk of pregnancy is very small but you may wish to check a home pregnancy test ~2 weeks after taking Plan B for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Took loestrin fe a couple months. Missed couple random, didn't take at exact time.stopped after finished last month, haven't got period yet. Normal?

Took loestrin fe a couple months. Missed couple random, didn't take at exact time.stopped after finished last month, haven't got period yet. Normal?

Possibly: It does sometimes take a little while for your cycles to return once you stop the pill. Do a pregnancy test to make sure that is not the explanation, and if your period does not return in 3 months then you should get checked. ...Read more

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