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Reasons To Stop Taking Birth Control Pills
I workout a lot and follow a very controlled diet but i gained 8 lbs in 3 months and i can't find a reason other than i started birth control pills?
Possible weight gain: While weight gain is an uncommon & temporary side effect to the pill, if you are one of those few women who put on lbs, talk to your dr. Who may suggest a different type of birth control pill. While most bc pills use the same type of estrogen in various doses, the progestin formulation can differ. This means that each brand of pill may have slightly different side effects including weight gain. ...Read more
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
2 Weeks ago. I took 3 birth birth control pills. Is that the reason why i had bad cramps for 4 days? Im on Last row of BC I should start prd soon??
Cramps: Yes. U should be getting your periods soon. ...Read more
We didnt have sex but as a protection I took normal birth control pills for21days it's been 2 days since I stopped I didn't get periods. What's reason?
Dysmenorrhoea GP prescribed birth control pills due to period which lasted 3 months next time no period for 5 Mon, what's reason??.
OK to stop OCP but..: Just stopping ocp (oral contraceptives) early in the pack usually just causes a 'withdrawal vaginal bleed' which may be variable in the amount (e.g. Light or heavy). Are you stopping 'the pill' to get pregnant? --then you may get pregnant soon. If you have no need for 'the pill' then stopping early is okay--just be ready for 'some bleeding'. Good luck! ...Read more
Immediately: The pills are supposed to be taken daily and even preferably same time. You can get get pregnant after missing your pills for 2-3days. This humble doctor has a "personal experience", She is 13 next week. Cheers ...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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