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Can you start taking birth control pills right after taking the morning after pill?

Can you start taking birth control pills right after taking the morning after pill?

Yes: You can start the birth control pill at any time. It may be reasonable for some women to start the pill at the beginning of the menstrual cycle, but any time is acceptible. If the pill is started at any time other than the beginning of the cycle, you should use some other from of birth control for two weeks. After two weeks you will be protected. ...Read more

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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Can taking the morning after pill cause an ectopic pregnancy?

Can taking the morning after pill cause an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Taking the "morning-after pill" should have no effect on the risk of ectopic pregnancy; if anything, it should decrease the risk of ectopic pregnancy because it decreases the risk of any pregnancy altogether! hope this helps - good luck! ...Read more

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How soon can you start taking birth control pills after taking the morning after pill?

How soon can you start taking birth control pills after taking the morning after pill?

Ocp start: On the day of your bleeding or the sunday following your cycle depending on your pill. ...Read more

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Will taking z pack after having unprotected sex affect the birth control I took prior to taking the zpack?

Will taking z pack after having unprotected sex affect the birth control I took prior to taking the zpack?

Risk minimal: Azithromycin may reduce the effectiveness of hormonal birth control tablets although the risk is small. To be safe it is recommended that another method of birth control (eg condoms) be used for the time you are taking the antibiotics and then for another 7 days. Check with your doctor if you are unsure. ...Read more

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Can taking the Plan B pill while on birth control pills delay your period during the placebo week?

Can taking the Plan B pill while on birth control pills delay your period during the placebo week?

I believe so.: I am not a gynecologist, but my understanding is that Plan B is a high dose of hormones that induce shedding of the lining of the uterus (preventing an egg/embryo from implanting). Taking Plan B while taking placebo (which are sugar pills) will be like taking Plan B by itself. Bleeding based on a new schedule caused by Plan B may be earlier or l8r than usual depending on how ur body reacts. ...Read more

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Can i take emergency after pill while in the first pack of contraceptive pills?

Yes, but….: You can, but do you really need to? You should not need "emergency contraception" if you are using oral contraceptive pills correctly. However, in the first pack of use, the effectiveness depends on where you are in your cycle when you started. ...Read more

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Can "next choice" the morning after pill effect your period after taking it?

Can "next choice" the morning after pill effect your period after taking it?

It can: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist. ...Read more

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Risk of pregnancy after having taken the EC Pill 12h after the intercourse? (Had been taking regular BC pill for 6 consecutive days @ that time)

Risk of pregnancy after having taken the EC Pill 12h after the intercourse? (Had been taking regular BC pill for 6 consecutive days @ that time)

Low risk: You took the EC pill as recommended after the unprotected sex, and as well had 6 days of regular BC, so your risk of pregnancy is low. Stay on the BC and to treat STI's and even further protect from any chance of pregnancy it is still recommended to use condoms as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When after taking the morning after pill can I start birth control?

When after taking the morning after pill can I start birth control?

Birth control: In the old days b/c was started after your perod. But now you can start anytime. Consult with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Can i take the contraceptive pill like the "morning after" pill , be taken after intercourse?

Can i take the contraceptive pill like the "morning after" pill , be taken after intercourse?

It is not intended: As a means of regular birth control. But it is desinged to be used if there was failure of another form of protection (after intercourse). ...Read more

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Can you stop having your period after taking the birth control pill called camila?

Can you stop having your period after taking the birth control pill called camila?

Yes: Camila is a mini bcp containinng only progestin. It is not unusual for patients to have irregular or no menses on it. Consult your gynecologist if you have any symptoms of pregnancy as it is only 95% effective. ...Read more

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Lf there is any need of taking another dose of abortion tablet while bleeding after a week of taking the abortion pill?

Lf there is any need of taking another dose of abortion tablet while bleeding after a week of taking the abortion pill?

Go see ur Family Doc: If you're still bleeding a week after undergoing chemical abortion, you need to go see your prescribing doc, whether Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood, for an evaluation for retained products of conception ie incomplete abortion. You may need a D&C. Go to ER immediately if you feel weak, lightheaded, dizzy, faint, etc, possibly due to excess blood loss. ...Read more

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Period or withdrawal bleeding came before taking 21st pill. (before washout week). Is this ok? Never skipped pill. Loestrin.

Period or withdrawal bleeding came before taking 21st pill. (before washout week). Is this ok? Never skipped pill. Loestrin.

Spotting on OCPs: Spotting while on loestrin can be caused by a delay in taking the pill, taking a medication (like antibiotics) that interfered with the effectiveness of the contraceptive. It can also occur in women who are above an average weight. You should discuss this with your doctor if it continues to occur. ...Read more

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Will the birth control pill prevent pregnancy during the first week of taking it?

Will the birth control pill prevent pregnancy during the first week of taking it?

Prob not: Depending on the type and how you started taking them. I usually recommend another method for the first week. ...Read more