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Yaz Long Period
On Yaz for about three months period lasting long than last cycle 8 days also just finished augmentin is it normal to have long period?
How long does the brown spotting last...beeen taking Yaz for nearly two wks. Period finished a wk ago. Makes me emotional.
Variable: Spotting on any birth control pill may last up to 3 months or longer. If it is present even in the second pack then it is best to switch your pill. This dose may be low for you. or the combination in Yaz may not be suitable for you. You can try Loestrin 1/20 and see what happens or you can go to a higher dose Yaz which is called Yasmin. I know it is frustrating to have this spotting last so long. ...Read more
Switch to Yaz from yasmin jan13 and since then no period. Is it healthy not to have period for long time and will it affect me having babies in 2 yrs?
How long does it take for Yaz to become effect? If i didn't take the pill during or right after my period?
How long does it take for Yaz to become effect(without condoms&prevent preg)? If i take the pill (for the first time) on the first day of the period
Some thoughts...: If the yaz is not fully effective that first pack of pills (or maybe the first 2 packs), then a woman might ovulate. If she ovulates, then she is fertile around ovulation, which is about days 11-16 for a very regular 28-day cycle. But, she is not fertile (due to her period, not due to starting yaz) when she is having her regular period of 5 days or so, when she first starts her first pack of yaz. ...Read more
Had sex on the last day of my period, friday. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test? I am on Yaz but i also started bactrim tuesday.
Not pregnant: First, the chance you could get pregnant from having sex on the last day of your period is vanishingly small. Second, you are protected by yaz. Some doctors recommend a second method of protection while on Bactrim because some antibiotics induce cyp3a4, a liver enzyme that breaks down yaz. However, neither sulfamethoxazole nor trimethoprim--the two antibiotics in bactrim--are enzyme inducers. ...Read more
Does drinking 3 cups of green tea daily for a prolonged period of time decrease the effectiveness of the birth control pills? I take Yaz for 2 years.
No: Drinking green tea 3 times a day does not change the effectiveness of birth control pills. Of course, no pills are 100% effective, so there is always a very small chance a woman could become pregnant while using birth control pills, regardless of whether she drinks tea or not. The healthier way to drink tea is without sugar or sweeteners. ...Read more
How long after discontinuing birth control (yaz) before periods start again? Had 1 3 months later and none in 2 months. No chance of pregnancy.
Irregular cycles: Birth control pills are often used to regulate cycles. If this is the case you may not regulate. More likely though, you are in the peri menopausal period and may space your periods as you get to menopause. Menopause is defined as more than a year without periods. The time leading up to this is marked by irregular cycles. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Should be short: Everyone is differnet, I do not like that pill because of the kind of progesterone, hopefully your doc discussed that with you , it can cause problems in combo with certain meds like anti-inflammatories, I use loloestrin 10 mcg estrogen the lowset and safest dose and no problems if you take anti-inflammatories. ...Read more
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