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Vaginal Birth Control Pills
Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
2 weeks: You can start a progesterone-only pill about 2 weeks postpartum. A combined pill with estrogen and Progesterone shouldn't be started until a few months after delivery as the estrogen can slightly increase your risk of blood clots immediately postpartum and can decrease your milk supply if started too soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have anybody ever experienced unexplained vaginal odors due to taking a certain types of birth control pills?
Nuvaring: I admire your innovative thinking. In this case, inserting birth control pills vaginally is not effective. However, inserting NuvaRing in the vagina is effective. This soft contraceptive ring is inserted in the vagina for 3 weeks, removed for 1 week and then replaced by a new one. ...Read more
Not generally: Can happen to anyone, but not related to the pills. ...Read more
Not usual: Heavy bleeding is not typical upon starting the pill. While it is common to have some irregular or break through bleeding or is not typically heavy. Check again with your doctor to assess the uterus for any abnormalities with an ultrasound and your blood tests for clotting problems. ...Read more
Will they perform the pelvic/vaginal test on my daughter at her first visit to dr to get the birth control pills?
Depends on variables: If she is sexually active she will need the exam and some screening tests for std's. If not, they may do a basic external exam and evaluate the anatomy, a wet q-tip inserted through the opening can confirm the length of the vagina, as some girls are born without this forming.You can call ahead and seek information on their basic protocol. ...Read more
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