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Will Double Dose Of Birth Control Stop Vaginal Bleeding
Not likely !: Each tablet has a proportion of estrogen to progesterone. By taking a double dose you are still taking the same balance. Finding the cause of bleeding by ultrasound, examination or endometrial sampling is a better strategy. Pregnancy always need to be ruled out. Talk to your caregiver. ...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
If I take over-the-counter estrogen pills for breakthrough bleeding while on Nexplanon will the effectiveness of the birth control be affected?
No OTC estrogen: There are no OTC estrogens. There are OTC meds that claim to estrogenic activity, but estrogen requires a prescription. Plan B, which OTC, is a progestin. If you took prescription estrogen while on Nexplanon, it would not effect the birth control, and may stabilize the endometrium, decreasing the bleeding. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more
Briefly: Breakthrough bleeding is often an indicator of a hormonal issue. Taking "extra" birth control pills" increases both Progesterone and estrogen, which is not the optimal way to treat this. The better option is th change to a more appropriate pill, usually meaning not a "lo dose" pill or a "triphasic" pill. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can omega3 pills cause failing birth control pills(qlaira),and breaktrough bleeding?
Never missed any of bcp
No,fish oil: does not interact with birth control pills. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Can omega-3 pills cause birth control pills to fail(qlaira) or breaktrough bleeding in the middle of cycle.
never missed any of bcp?
Unlikely. Only EPA =: eicosapentaenoic acid, https://www.google.com/#q=eicosapentaenoic+acid, from phytoplankton, at ~750 mg/day dosages (much higher to ? triglycerides) has evidence of reducing all cause mortality (vs. placebo) in many clinical trials, not the other omega-3 fatty acids. Effects on clotting remain somewhat unclear & largely minor & regarding your concerns, not likely significant, despite marketing. ...Read more
NOT recommended!: No, you may try another cycle on this Pills, but if you break through again switch to a different BCP or choose another BC method! ...Read more
Varies: I really believe it is more of an individuals body chemistry response to an individual pill. Monophasic pills tend to cause less breakthrough bleeding, and a 30mcg Estradiol pill may give slightly greater endometrial stabilization to avoid breakthrough bleeding. It's really a matter of trial and error to find a birth control pill that doesn't cause any breakthrough bleeding or other side effects. ...Read more
I'm taking orsynthia birth control pills, will taking ciprofloxacin 2 times a day affect the quality or efficiency of birth control?
I take falmina birth control will taking ciprofloxacin 2 times a day affect the quality/efficiency of birth control?
Can switching from one birth control pill (higher hormone pill to lesser hormone pill) cause spotting? There was no day without pill while switching.
Yes: Higher hormone (estrogen) content birth control pills tend to cause thicker uterine lining while lower hormone pills cause less. So when switching from high to low, you have less "support" for thick lining which is then shed. In reality, any change in birth control pills can lead to spotting. Best to stick w/bcp for 3 months to allow for adjustment (if you can wait). Otherwise, chat w/your doc. ...Read more
Probably NOT: It adding more hormones on top of hormones go to your GYN Dr for appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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I'm not taking any birth control, but progesterone to regulate me. On day 2 of the pill i started bleeding. Is that normal?
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
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