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Bad odor, no discharge. On orthocyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) first month, on inactive pills. No period. No period month before bc. Possibly pregnant?
Possible: Its not unusual to not have a period on the pill, check a upt. The odor could likely be improved by a short course of antibiotic. You could use a vinegar douch but do so carefully in that too much pressure could cause push bacteria to go into uterus creating an infection? The upt is the way to go, no one will tell you you can't be pregnant unless you have no uterus. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm 3 days late for my period. Negative home pregnancy test. Bad cramping, nausea and tiredness. I'm on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill my last period 1 nov?
No worry: Don't count days. if u miss a cycle or two then get checked. ...Read more
Period 6 dys late. Egg yolk type discharge..headaches..backaches. no implantation bleeding. Neg preg test. Stopped Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) last mth mid pck on 18th. Help?
Stopping pills...: Stopping you pills mid-pack can change your cycle and hormones. It make take 4-6 weeks for your body to start giving you regular periods again. You may not know when you ovulate and are at risk to get pregnant. Best to use a back-up method to prevent pregnancy if you are not ready. Best wishes! ...Read more
It should ...: The 2nd half of the cycle (luteal phase) starts with ovulation and ends with a period, or goes on into pregnancy. Most luteal phases should be 13-14 days. The most accurate ways of telling the length are to use an ovulation predictor kit, or ultrasound monitoring if seeing a fertility md (rei). If you have a short luteal phase or long cycles (35-40 days or more) get checked by rei to find out why. ...Read more
Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo, macrobid, missed period, negative pregnancy test, continue birth control,?
Birth control pill, bloating, sensitive breast, missed scheduled periods on bc pack& unscheduled brown spotting for past 2 months, 2 neg tests, pregnancy?
Off Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) BC 4 weeks. Had protected sex week after "pill period". Missed period (due today). Tender breasts & lower back. Pregnant/withdrawal from pill?
On Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill skipped period but got period 2weeks later on white pills. Why?
Missed pills?: Bleeding usually occurs when the hormonal levels drop. Theoretically, if you take the pills at the same time everyday and never miss a pill, your hormone levels should stay the same and so you should not bleed. But in reality, there is a standard distribution of people in the population for whom 'normal' does not apply and there is variability. ...Read more
Prolonged bleeding? Took provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start period for irregular/absent period. Took microgestin for 3 weeks still bleeding since started period.
Medicines to help: You could have be given another medicine to stop bleeding. You should have your hemoglobin and thyroid function. You should be tested for infection. ...Read more
Late period. On trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol). Neg. pregnancy test. Last cycle, forgot to take several pills &doubled/tripled up mult. times. Could this be why I'm late?
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
Stopped birth control pill in Nov, Dec had timely period but lighter. Jan, only spotting, no period. HPT on Day 3 of cycle negative. Causes?
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more
Took 3rd placebo pill no period. 3rd month on BC. No period took test this morning, negative. Missed one pill 3rd month took 2 next day, pregnant?
Took bc for 1 month, had regular period. Stopped taking bc pills. Now period is 44 days late. Can taking bc pills for only 1 month throw off cycle?
I assume you are : Referring to use of multiple ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) since it is not an emergency contraceptive when normally used. It could delay menstruation. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Yes, but risk is low: Missing even 1 day with an oral contraceptive pill increases the chances of getting pregnant, but only by a small amount. It is generally recommended that if that happens, you take two pills per day for two days to get caught up - although this won't eliminate the increased risk of pregnancy completely. ...Read more
Possibly: The progestin only pills , as opposed to the pills that also contain estrogen, work by thickening the cervical mucous- and must be taken every day - same time - or the mucous will thin and sperm can easily be transported. Depending on where you are in your cycle - ex. Ovulation / there is a risk for pregnancy. ...Read more
Starting new pack of micronor (norethindrone) a day late. Do I need a back up method to avoid getting pregnant?
Late onset of micron: You should take the pill you were supposed to take yesterday as soon as you remember to take it and then take today's pill at the proper time today and you shouldn't need a back-up method this month. ...Read more
Had sex when ovul, used pull out method. 6 days later, took neg test started micronor (norethindrone) that day 1 wk before per, now late. Could i be preg?
What do you suggest if i switched from taking ortho tricyclene for 7 years to micronor (norethindrone). My period is 6 days late. Should i worry yet?
I'm on micronor (norethindrone). I took my pill 4h late twice in the same week. Had unprotected sex during this week. Now my period is 10 days late. Sored breast?
Pregnancy worries?: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Is my birth control ortho micronor (norethindrone) still in effect if my boyfriend ejaculates in me? My period is 3 days late. I have premenstrual symptoms, no period
I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend and he ejaculated in me. I am on the birth control ortho micronor (norethindrone). My period is 3 days late. Could i be prego?
Possible: It could be normal but to make sure self test. ...Read more
Norethindrone !: Norethindrone acetate. This medication is a hormone called progestin. It is used to regulate the menstrual cycle and treat unusual absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) and endometriosis. Progestins help other hormones start and stop the menstrual cycle. Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than that which i mentioned. ...Read more
Not working: For what? Why are you taking it? ...Read more
Yes, you: May use these together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hard to answer: I don't understand - it probably wouldn't be "wrong" but- why would one take it if you didn't need it? What's the reason? ...Read more
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