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Doctor insights on: What Can Boost Fertility After Stopping The Birth Control Pill

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What can boost fertility after stopping the birth control pill?

What can boost fertility after stopping the birth control pill?

Being healthy AND: It's important to live a healthy lifestyle, because poor choices can decrease fertility. The man should avoid high levels of heat (hot tubs, laptop on the lap, etc.) as these can destroy sperm. No smoking, and only a few alcoholic drinks per week at most. Get an ovulation predictor kit and have relations on the day it turns positive and the next day. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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


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I'm going to start taking maca soon, i'm also on birth control pills will taking maca affect the effectiveness of the birth control pills?

Maca Root: It is not entirely known how maca root will affect birth control pills, but the consensus is not to take it if you are taking birth control pills. It is a lot of estrogen which can cause increase in blood clots, breakthrough bleeding and may even render the birth control pills ineffective. ...Read more

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Is the birth control pill can stop you ovulate forever?

Is the birth control pill can stop you ovulate forever?

No: The pill just mimics a natural event in the body. It uses hormones that makes it think you are pregnant, so you don't release eggs. No egg release, no chance of pregnancy. Once the pill stops, your body goes back to like it was before. ...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 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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Fluconazole and birth control pills? How long after last fluconazole pill will birth control be effective again?! please help!

Fluconazole and birth control pills? How long after last  fluconazole pill will birth control be effective again?! please help!

DEPENDS: Have not seen anyone pregnant after Fluconazole with the bcp in the past 20 + years if you have sex few times a day, you may be the first one most people do not use secondary birth control during treatment. ...Read more

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Does taking birth control pill affect fertility/ chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Does taking birth control pill affect fertility/ chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Not necessarily: The pill mimics the bodies own hormones and fools the ovaries into thinking you are already pregnant.This stops egg release and preserves them for later use.Some women will have trouble conceiving regardless and first find out after being on the pill for a while, but the would have had problems anyway.It is a convenient excuse but doesn't follow the science. ...Read more

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What number of days after unprotected sex can you stop taking birth control pills?

What number of days after unprotected sex can you stop taking birth control pills?

Going off the pill : The question I would ask yourself is why? Especially if you had sex once and without an condom. The sperm doesn't live for over 24-48 hours but what about staying on the pill for the NEXT TIME? ...Read more

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Absent period after stopping birth control pill, what to do?

Absent period after stopping birth control pill, what to do?

It can happen : It can happen sometimes and you just have to wait till your body adjusts without the outside hormones and get back to normal.It can take 2to3 months for some if still no periods consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Will using birth control pills now improve chances of fertility later?

Will using birth control pills now improve chances of fertility later?

Won't help fertility: If your periods are regular pills won't help you conceive - they're designed to prevent pregnancy! if you have irregular cycles birth control pills regulate your bleeding but don't help you ovulate (release an egg) or help you get pregnant, for example if you have an ovulation disorder like polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). If you're ttc at 41 see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md. ...Read more

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How can the birth control pill prevent pregnancy?

Stop ovulation: The hormones in birth control pills stop your ovaries from releasing an egg, from ovulating, so you don't get pregnant. Missing several pills can allow an egg to ovulate, which is why it is so important to not miss pills. ...Read more

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Does switching birth control methods (from patch to pills) increase your pregnancy rate? Or is it still low because I keep taking birth control

Does switching birth control methods (from patch to pills) increase your pregnancy rate? Or is it still low because I keep taking birth control

Same: as long as you have continuous, non-stop exposure to the sufficient dose of steroid hormones for birth control, you should not experience any decrease in the efficacy of your birth control.however, the best forms of birth control are longer acting and include injections, implants, rings, and IUDs. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more