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Six Pack Abs Before And After
I lost my pill pack after taking 3 week pills. Is it ok to skip 4th week pills and start new pack after a week or must I start new pack now?
After I stopped taking oxytetracycline for two weeks after 6-months of use, will they begin working again if I begin taking them again?
Depends: It is impossible to know why you were taking this and the purpose for discontinuing and restarting. If you provide more history it might be possible to provide a better answer. ...Read more
When should I start new birth control pack after taking Plan B (at end of last pack) and it delayed my period? After period or when i normally would?
Missed OCP: My question would be why did you take Plan B if you were on the pills as this should have protected you from getting pregnant. If you didn't miss any pills with the original pack of pills, i would restart the pills at the same time you would in the past. If you had missed some pills and took Plan B as a back up contraception, then you should wait and use back up protection with this cycle. ...Read more
How quickly do COCs take effect? Are you protected after only a couple of hours after starting a new pack after the placebo week?
Continued protection: A woman on birth control pills, taking them properly, and beyond her first pack of pills... has no fertile day and has no fertile week. She is not fertile when on birth control pills. That means she has protection against pregnancy every day, regardless of where she is in her pill pack. However, adding condoms can protect against some STD diseases, and may decrease vaginal odor or discharge. ...Read more
Should i stop taking the pill? I started taking mercilon 21 about a month and a half ago. 2 weeks later i had a withdrawal bleed for 8 days. I finished the pack and waited the 7 days before starting the 2nd pack. About a week into the second pack i starte
I : I would recommend trying them for one more month, and if you don't adjust with decreased bleeding, you may need a different preparation, so then notify the prescriber of your concern. ...Read more
I'm still dizzy and nauseous three weeks after morning after pill got my period a day before due two days after finished period i start spotting again?
I do strength training exercise five days a week and yoga and Pilates the other two days, can I return 6 weeks after my hernia surgery?
Can i get pregnant after starting a birth control pack late? Last month i had a mix-up with my birth control pills and took two in one day, so i was ahead one day in my pack. I waited 8 days instead of 7 in between packs so i would be starting on sundays
Took 2 Plan B in one week after unprotected sex during and after ovulation ? Does it still work ?? And cramping on and off 5 days before expected per.
Yes: Plan B can work in one of three ways depending on where you are in your cycle. It can prevent or delay ovulation, can interfere with the fertilization of the egg or may prevent implantation by altering the lining of the uterus. If you take Plan B One-Step within 24 hours, it is about 95% effective. ...Read more
Common.: It is not unusual to get new breakouts after treatment with accutane. Statistically, one third of such patients need another course of Accutane later on; another third need additional treatment, but not with accutane; and the rest never need acne therapy again. You could be in any of those three categories; only time will tell. ...Read more
I had my first intercourse just a day before period and my period started on the same day after four to five hours. will i get pregnant?
Im having rhinoplasty and I read that you can start taking Arnica a week prior to surgery and then begin Bromelain a
few days after surgery. ??
3 days after my period ended i had unprotected sex and 7 hours later i went to get the Plan B pill And im obese will it still work even at my weight??
Heavy period day one till after , stopped and started again d following day with heavy bleeding to stop again in the evening, and start in d morning ?
Vaginal bleed: Abnormal uterine bleeding, formerly known as dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a possible diagnosis if you have a normal pelvic exam. A trial of birth control pills can be used to stop the bleeding. This would be a good strategy to assist with your bleed after first ruling out pregnancy and examining thyroid and other hormonally and medicine related causes of AUB. See your OB/GYN please. Good luck ...Read more
I took the morning after pill on the 17 the first pill one hr after sex then the second and four days later i spotted is that normal?
After a week gap from last contraceptives/pill (2days after my period) can I continue with the new set or must wait till 1st day of my period again?
Continue now: You can start a new pack today and take as usual. While many gyn's feel it is best to start a pack on day 1, it is certainly ok to start it a few days later. Good luck. ...Read more