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What Should You Do If The Birth Control Patch Falls Off
Put it back on soon: Don't allow too much time to pass before you have the patch in contact with your skin. Over time medication levels may fall resulting in spotting and potentially contraceptive failure. The adhesive doesn't work well for some women and you may need to use some additional tape to maintain skin contact. Re-read the instructions to be sure you are placing the patch properly on the skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 skipped a period with oral birth control. My next period falls on a bad time. Should I skip it for the 2nd time in a row or induce it a week early?
I am currently on microgestin 1/20 birth control & I was wondering if there was a way to skip my period for a month or move the week it falls on?
Diagnosed telogen effluvium after stopping birth control/spironolactone almost 1 year ago. Regrowth always falls out. Could using tretinoin be preventing recovery?
I was diagnosed with TE after taking birth control. It worsened after taking spironolactone. Now diagnosed as chronic TE. Regrowth falls out, normal labs. Can CTE cause a receding hairline in women? Or would that be caused by male pattern baldness?
Complicated question: I assume that TE means Telogenic Effluvium, a poorly understood dermatologic condition in which "resting" hair follicles suddenly start to shed. (Otherwise, TE can refer to Talipes Equinovarus, a foot & nail deformity). TE can, in general, cause receding hairlines in women w/o male pattern baldness. Drugs & nutrition often blamed, but only triggr. Use HealthTap Prime to get answers to your questio ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One a week: On the sunday after your period starts, you place the first patch on your skin. Remove the old patch and place a new patch on every sunday for three straight weeks. The fourth sunday you remove the old patch and do not put a new one on. After a week with no patch, on sunday you place a new patch on and start over again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood clot: Any birth control method that has estrogen in it has rare, but serious, side effects like blood clot, stroke and heart attack. Keep in mind however that getting pregnant has a risk of blood clot that is 6 to 10 times greater than birth control. Also to keep things in prespective...Driving your car is probably the riskiest thing you do on a daily basis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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