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On November 6th When The Time Changes What Do I Do About The Time I Take My Birth Control Pills
What if i don't get my period while on the placebo pills of my brith control? Do i just continue to the next pack?
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
On my new pack can I change the time i take my birth control pills or do I have to take them at same time?
Clarify please : Do you mean same time of day? Or same sequence? You can take the pill daily at any time as long as you don't skip a day. ...Read more
I'm on the pill. If i get pregnant, and don't know i am, if i continue to take the pill what happens to the baby? I've been on the pill since 13
Can I take birth control on my second day of my period when I didn't take it on my first day?Its my 1st time using birth control.
2nd DAY OCP start OK: If you start 'the pill' on the first day of your period and it offers the best protection against pregnancy throughout the first month . If you start on the 2nd day or later some doctors would recommend a 'back up' method for birth control 'just in case'. You can also start a pill pack on a sunday and 'not have a period on a future weekend! ' --so you have options. ...Read more
Can i get pregnant from missing all of my first week of birth control pills?When will be the right time to test?Should i stop taking them until i test
Yes.: The later in your cycle that you start taking the pill, the greater the chance that you will start getting an egg ready to release. You should use condoms for the rest of the cycle. You should discuss your situation with your family doctor or gyn who may tell you to stop the pills until you know whether or not you are pregnant 28-30 days from the start of your last period. ...Read more
BTB: If you cary the time of taking your pill from day to day, the most frequent result is break-through bleeding. ...Read more
What to do if i'm in the second week of my birth control (tri previfem). If i stop taking the birth control now, will my period come this week?
What happens if I don't take my birth control at the exact same time every day, can it mess with my mood?
What should I do if i don't get my period when I should while starting the white tablets on my birth control pills?
Follow the direction: Please read the directions for patients in the pill pack you are on as there are different numbers of hormone pills and placebos in different pills. You must take the hormone pills every day. You can skip the placebos (sugar pills) as long as you "stay on track". Some oral contraceptives require you to take a hormone pill every day for 84 days) check with your own gyn for advice on your pill. ...Read more
How likely am I to get pregnant when I take my birth control pill within an hour of the same time everyday, and we use condoms?
Slim to none: Unlikely to get pregnant under these circumstances. ...Read more
I am on birth control pills and i normally forget to take my pills on time. I sometimes be 2 to 3 days behind, but this month my cycle came on early?
Thoughts to ponder: The pill works by providing a consistent amount of hormone in your blood so you don't release eggs, thus they can't be fertilized. If you are forgetting, then the hormone level will not be consistent and you may release eggs & get pregnant. If you are not pregnant now, you may want to consider a different form of BC. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am on the contraceptive pill and my spouse ejaculated in me. Do I need to take the morning after pill?
Change pills: The average dose of estrogen in most pills is equivalent to 30 or 35 micrograms of ethinyl estradiol. The "low dose" pills have only 15 to 20 micrograms - sometimes they are better tolerated in regard to nausea and headaches, but the downside is that there is a much greater frequency of breakthrough bleeding. There is also a greater risk of pregnancy. You should discuss a change with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to start my birth control pills the first day of my cycle? My cycle got messed up from my last birth control so now i don't know when to take
Starting BCP's: The usual is to start bcp's of the 5th day of bleeding or the sunday after your period. But starting on the first day of bleeding may alter your normal cycle length. ...Read more
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
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