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Can I get pregnant while taking pills for my polycystic medication?

Can I get pregnant while taking pills for my polycystic medication?

What kind of pills?: If you're taking birth control pills, the chance of pregnancy is low unless you miss pills - less than 1 in 100 women using pills perfectly will get pregnant in a year, versus about 8 in 100 per year with some missed pills. If you're taking metformin (glucophage) for Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) without birth control pills then you do have a higher chance of getting pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Been off Depo-Provera for 5 months trying to get pregnant taking diet pills is it ok to take since it will take a while to get pregnant since I was on depo?

Been off Depo-Provera for 5 months trying to get pregnant taking diet pills is it ok to take since it will take a while to get pregnant since I was on depo?

Depo is about 3-4 mo: It may not take that long but just stop the diet pills with a posibvitve upt, they may help u lose the weight to ovulate and consider pcos if u havnet ovulated yet and look at metformin and do your research; it may help your ovulation and wt loss in some. ...Read more

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Is it still possible to get pregnant even when taking pills?

Is it still possible to get pregnant even when taking pills?

Yes: Believe it or not, pills are not 100% effective. In regular use (considering that some people are not even consistent with them or have), failure rates are as high as 8%. They're much better than not using anything but really you should be considering a more long acting reversible method like the iud or the arm implant which you can just set and forget. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is still afraid to get pregnant after taking the pill. Is that a valid concern?

My girlfriend is still afraid to get pregnant after taking the pill. Is that a valid concern?

If not taken: Consistently, than oral contraceptives are not as effective. No single form of birth control is 100% effective. Would she be more comfortable with combination of oral contraception and condom? ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant while taking diet pills?

Can you still get pregnant while taking diet pills?

Yes: Diet pills do not prevent pregnancy.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Chances of getting pregnant by taking ovulation pills?

Chances of getting pregnant by taking ovulation pills?

Depends: If the ability to ovulate well is the problem then yes ovulation pills will help. However there many reasons for infertility. If you are having difficulty becoming pregnant consider seeing a trained fertility doctor. A good work up of yourself and your partner will be done to determine the cause of infertility. You are 35 years of age please see a fertility doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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How could someone get pregnant whilst taking contraception pill?

How could someone get pregnant whilst taking contraception pill?

Yes: Yes because no oral contraception or other form of protection is 100% effective. If you don't have a back up plan for the first month on oral contraceptives it may not provide full protection. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant while taking cycloprogynova pills for regulating my periods?

Can I get pregnant while taking cycloprogynova pills for regulating my periods?

Two issues: That medication if not used continuously will not prevent pregnancy. If you have irregular periods you may not be ovulating. It may regulate cycles but it won't trigger ovulation. ...Read more

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If your levels are high ebough of progesterone while pregnant, can taking progesterone pills too harm you? Is that too much?

If your levels are high ebough of progesterone while pregnant, can taking progesterone pills too harm you? Is that too much?

No: Progesterone is a normal hormone secreted during pregnancy. Taking a supplement prescribed by your doctor is not dangerous. Please follow your doctors instructions. ...Read more

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Is there any problem in taking i-pill twice a month? And is there any chances of getting pregnant after taking i-pill?

Is there any problem in taking i-pill twice a month? And is there any chances of getting pregnant after taking i-pill?

Yes.: I-Pill (levonorgestral) is to be used only in emergency situations (unwanted sex) and certainly not as a substitute for conventional, much safer methods such as condoms, low-dose OCs (oral contraceptives etc.). I-Pill is not 100 percent effective, the possibility of pregnancy cannot be ruled out. It is likely to be 95 percent effective if taken within 24 hours of sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant after taking the pill? I was on birth control for ten years, but now want to get pregnant. How long will it take my body to get back to a normal cycle on its own?

How can I get pregnant after taking the pill? I was on birth control for ten years, but now want to get pregnant. How long will it take my body to get back to a normal cycle on its own?

Age-related fertilit: Your age is a greater factor in your ability to get pregnant than is your past use of birth control pills. Were your periods regular before starting? And are they regular now. You should see your gyno to discuss age-related fertility, which is significantly lower at age 40 than your fertility was 10 or 20 years ago. You may need the assistance of a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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How effecitive are the prevention pills? If there a chance of me getting pregnant while taking the pill nd having unprotected sex?

How effecitive are the prevention pills? If there a chance of me getting pregnant while taking the pill nd having unprotected sex?

Very effective: For women taking birth control pills (ocp's) properly and consistently, the chance of pregnancy is reported to be 0.3% per year, or 1 pregnancy in 333 women each year. The actual pregnancy rate in the "real world" is reported to be at least 3% on ocp's, or 1 pregnancy in 33 women each year. So, yes there is a chance of getting pregnant, but the chance is small. ...Read more

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I would like to try to lose weight before getting pregnant, can taking diet pills lower my chances of conceiving? Also, I would obviously stop taking then if I found out I was pregnant. Thanks!

I would like to try to lose weight before getting pregnant, can taking diet pills lower my chances of conceiving? Also, I would obviously stop taking then if I found out I was pregnant. Thanks!

Pregnancy: Taking diet pills will not change your chance of getting pregnant. Nevertheless do you not think that altering your life style by improving your dietary intake and reducing your total calories would give you a better chance of f having a healthy and successful pregnancy. Good luck ...Read more

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Was on the pill Diane for 14 had sex with no condom Bf did not cum in me I took plan b 30min later could I still get pregnant? Stoped taking bc pill

Was on the pill Diane for 14 had sex with no condom Bf did not cum in me I took plan b 30min later could I still get pregnant? Stoped taking bc pill

Unlikely, but...: Plan B works most of the time but not every time, so that means a person who uses Plan B is not likely to get pregnant from that episode of sex. Of course, one should do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks later to confirm non-pregnancy, because Plan B does not work every time. ...Read more

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Is there a big chance to get pregnant once you stopped taking pills? Is it ok to stop even if I haven't finished the whole packet? Thanks

Yes and yes: The pill protects from pregnancy as long as you take them. Once you haven't taken an active pill for 7 days, there is a chance of pregnancy.
It's ok to stop without finishing the whole packet. Usually you'll get a period a few days after stopping. ...Read more

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