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Doctor insights on: Using Vitamin C To Prevent Pregnancy

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How often do you need to take vitamin C to prevent pregnancy?

How often do you need to take vitamin C to prevent pregnancy?

Quite often: Take the vitamin c tablet and place it between your knees. Then hold it there and you should not get pregnant. I am not aware that vitamin c is helpful in any other way for pregnancy prevention. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Could aspirin and vitamin C be used to prevent pregnancy?

Could aspirin and vitamin C be used to prevent pregnancy?

No.: Neither Aspirin or vitamin c or combination of both will prevent pregnancy. To prevent pregnancy, most commonly, you have to prevent fertilization either by physically blocking the sperm from reaching the egg (this is condoms, diaphragms, cervical caps work). Or, by preventing ovulation (this is how traditional hormonal birth control works). Aspirin and vit c will not prevent pregnancy! ...Read more

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Vitamin c can cause a miscarriage. Can it cause one if the egg has not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized or will it help prevent pregnancy?

Vitamin c can cause a miscarriage. Can it cause one if the egg has not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized or will it help prevent pregnancy?

No, no, no, and no: Vitamin c does not cause miscarriages. Miscarriages happen frequently all over the world (to a big portion of natural pregnancies) and people take vitamin c every day, but the two things are unrelated. A woman cannot miscarry until after she is actually carrying (no such thing as miscarrying before or during fertilization). Vitamin c does not prevent pregnancy. Don't worry about eating oranges! ...Read more

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What brand of vitamin C is suitable for preventing pregnancy?

Vitamin C is not: Used to prevent pregnancy. Massive doses are sometimes used for home terminations. The doses used are also toxic to the mother. This is not safe ; should not be done. ...Read more

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Will high doses of vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

Will high doses of vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

No: There is no scientific evidence that high doses of vitamin c are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage. It is not recommended that any pregnant woman take medications or vitamin supplementation without discussing this with their obstetrician. ...Read more

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Glucose and vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

The massive doses of: Vitamin c used to terminate a pregnancy would also be toxic to the mother. This is not safe and should not be attempted. ...Read more

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In my early pregnancy i tried to vitamin C and parsley for 3 days but nothing happened now i'm afraid my child mat have defects what are the risk?

Being Pregnant: I do not see anything here for you to be worrying about. Almost all humans ingest vitamin c in food if not also in vitamins. Parsley is a normal food and has no medical or health concerns for a pregnant female. ...Read more

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Can you use vitamin C to avoid pregnancy?

The massive doses: Of vitamin c required to abort a pregnancy would also be toxic to the mother. This is not safe! ...Read more

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Can you use vitamin C to end pregnancy? Or is it a myth

Myth: It is a myth. Oral vitamin c is excreted in urine and serum concentration does not really increase if one takes doses larger than 1000 mg daily. ...Read more

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Does high doses of vitamin C actually cause bleeding in pregnancy?

Vitamin C not cause: Hello Deborah, High doses of Vitamin C are not related to bleeding in pregnancy. Vitamin C is good to take in this season of colds and flu but look for another reason if you're having bleeding. ...Read more

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My friend wanted to know if a high dose of vitamin C can cause her pregnancy to terminate?

Probably not: Usually high dose vitamin c will cause diarrhea if not tolerated well. It can also cause hypoglycemia and low potassium depending on the dose and timing of ingestion. Orally ingested high dose vitamin c usually results in just diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C interfere with home pregnancy test?

False Results: This warning should be included in the literature that came with the kit, but to my knowledge I do not think vit c should interfere with the test. ...Read more

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How much vitamin c or aspirin can terminate a 5 week pregnancy?

How much vitamin c or aspirin can terminate a 5 week pregnancy?

STOP: I am sorry you are in a position of thinking of terminating a pregnancy on your own but please do not do home remedies - especially the aspirin. An overdose of this can lead to serious consequences to you - including DEATH. If you cannot talk to your family (which I encourage you to) look in your area for a free women's health clinic for more advice on treatment options available in your state. ...Read more

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If I were to take 4 vitamin C pills and 2 367mg asprin tablets every day would that abort my pregnancy I'm 1 month along?

If I were to take 4 vitamin C pills and 2 367mg asprin tablets every day would that abort my pregnancy I'm 1 month along?

No: While the aspirin might upset your stomach, aspirin and vitamin C won't cause an abortion in the first trimester. If you are sure that abortion is the right answer for you there are doctors and clinics including Planned Parenthood that offer safe medical as well as surgical abortions. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamin C pills during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take vitamin C pills during pregnancy?

Most likely: Vitamin c is technically considered a category c drug/supplement, meaning that we don't know for sure whether it is absolutely safe in pregnancy. However, many resources state a daily dose of 120mg per day should be safe for pregnant and breast feeding women. Do not use if you are at risk for high blood pressure during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Birth Control (Definition)

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