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Will A Pap Smear Be Performed When Getting The Birth Control Pill
Depends: You do not necessarily need a pap smear to get a prescription for birth control. Pap smears are currently recommended every three years for sexually-active women between 21-65. If you have had several normal pap smears and you and your doctor agree that you are low risk, you can consider increasing the interval between pap smears. ...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
Why do I need a pap smear just to get a prescription for birth control? Why is a pap smear needed if i just want to get the birth control pill?
It is important : Pap smears are important for sexually active women for early detection and management of early changes that may represent precursor cancerous lesions. Prevention and early intervention are better than cure and they reduce morbidity and healthcare coat. ...Read more
If the gyno says you only have to use a second method of birth control after starting the pill, then is that really enough? Sex 14 after starting pil
Estrogen: The estrogen measured in your blood is different than the estrogen you are taking in the pill. The pill alters in some ways how your natural estrogen is produced in your ovaries. You will get a more true measurement of your natural estrogen if you go off of the pill and measure after you have had a couple of normal cycles. At your age, why are you measuring estrogen? Good luck. ...Read more
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Can you rely only on birth control pills when having sex to prevent pregnancy? with the same partner and never missing a pill.
Should: If taking properly, birth control pills are very effective, upwards of 99% effective. Other medications though, like antibiotics, may decrease the effectiveness of them and there are rare cases of pregnancy despite taking the pill. Chances are in you r favor of not being pregnant if taking the pill appropriately. ...Read more
If you have had the mirena (levonorgestrel) removed and the very next day you start the birth control pill will you be safe?
Not necessarily: Mirena (levonorgestrel) and birth control pills work in different ways. Whether you would be safe would depend on what day of your menstrual month you had the Mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. Since many women on Mirena (levonorgestrel) don't have periods, its hard to know where you are. I wouldn't count on being protected but would plan to use a back-up method until you have a period. ...Read more
Is it normal to still have the breast edema/soreness caused by birth control pills 3 months after quitting the pill? When will it end?
Got an abortion back in may been using birth control having regular periods wen to the doctor had a positive pregnancy test why is that?
Possibilities: There are a number of reasons that scenario could occur. One would be that the test gave a false positive. Another is that you are really pregnant (failure of your chosen birth control method). A trip back to the doctor for confirmation via testing or ultrasound may be warranted. ...Read more
Would it be just fine to have sex with condoms while start the first week of birth control pills?
I had a birth control implant and constant bleeding. Planned Parenthood says it may be an STI. Is that possible if I've used a condom EVERY time?
BCP and Thyroid: Nope. This is not true. Any physician will be able to test your thyroid functions as needed. ...Read more
Sometimes: Especially in low dose pills. Ok if your doctor determines no hormonal or other problem. ...Read more
Will have IUD put in when cycle starts but need Plan B pill for unprotected sex is that a problem?
It's ok: Taking Plan B before is not a problem. Placing an iud soon after unprotected intercourse is an old fashioned way of proving emergency birth control. As long as you are not already pregnant the iud insertion increases your chance of the emergency birth control working. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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