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Tell Me About Stopping Your Period With Continuous Birth Control Pill Use
Not a problem: Normally, the lining of the uterus thickens monthly in preparation for pregnancy. When u don't get pregnant, the hormone level drops & "signals" the uterus 2 slough the lining. With continuous pills, u take an active hormone pill daily. U take the placebo (hormone free)pills once every 3 mos. The drop in hormone level "signals" for a letdown bleed or period. U can think of it as tricking the body! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I am using a birth control pill (oral l) since first day of my period and its being 16 days now im still bleeding. Should i stop or continue ?
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on nuvaring. It happens in about 11% of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
Time to see your doc: After stopping the pilss most cycles resume in 2-3 months. It can take longer for some. See your doctor to r/o other causes. ...Read more
Period after BCPs: Usually the period will return within 2-4 weeks. ...Read more
I stopped taking the birth control pill after one month light period the month after stopping and then nothing at all in jun and jul. Neg preg test.
Period restart: When you took the pill you suppressed the lining of the womb and pituitary and now the "natural cycle" has to restart. If no period in 3 months see a GYN MD if not pregnant. ...Read more
After stopping birth control pill did not get period back for 3 months; 2 periods normal, now no period again for 3 months. Not pregnant. ?
Check a test: If you think you are pregnant, check a test. If it's negative, I'm concerned you may not be ovulating. See your GYN to find out what's going on. ...Read more
After stopping my birth control pill(asmitha) I have got my period for a very short time about 3 days.Is it my period?And my beta hCG test is 0.1.Pg?
Repeat test: Hcg almost undetectable, repeat before celebrating, bird. ...Read more
What are the chances of getting pregnant on a continuous birth control pill vs. Regular birth control where you have a period at end of month?
On continuous birth control pill to get period only 4x a year. Consequences for not allowing menses those 4x a year? Iforget when I am due for period.
Menses 4x per Year: The bcp sometimes stops all menstrual flow. The bleeding when you are taking bcp is not really important from a health perspective. The bcp ensures that you are not at risk constant estrogen stim of lining & thus cancer. The hormones of the bcp prevent the complications of low hormones like weak bones. The bcp also provides contraception is that is important. Social issues only like forget menses. ...Read more
How long does it take for birth control pill to stop a long lasting period (so far 16 days heavy)?
Yes: Yes, you can definitely take the first 3 weeks of birth control and then skip the final week and go straight to a new pack of pills. I've had patients do this and I've done it myself and it typically works great. You don't "have" to have a period every month. You may go through your prescription faster than normal, but let your doctor know that you skipped the placebo week of pills. ...Read more
How affective is the birth control pill 2 days after i stop taking them due to my period starting?
What's the most affective birth control pill to take to help lighten/stop my period? I'm 18 and smoke.
Any low dose pill: Any low dose birth control pill will accomplish what you want, though it might take a few cycles. Talk with your physician about what your exact goals are. Smoking at age 18 is not a particular risk factor but will become so as you get older. I will not belabor all of the negative health effects of smoking, but you should really try to stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if I am on a 28 day birth control pill is it normal that my period comes a few days earlier each month?
No: your pill needs to be changed. Please make an appointment to see your Gyn Healthcare provider. Tell them exactly what you posted here. They will be able to change your pill to one the should stop this issue. Good Luck. ...Read more
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