Can birth control pills delay your period?

Birth control. Birth control pills change when you have your period. There is usually seven pills at the end of each pack during which you have your period.

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Can doubling birth control pills delay your period?

Not really. On bcps you don't have periods; you have withdrawal bleeding at the end of the pack and breakthrough bleeding while taking the pill. Breakthrough bleeding can be helped by doubling your pill. Read more...

Would birth control pills delay your period, or is it always regular?

Yes. Some formulations do a 'better' job of stopping periods. Any type of ocp can be used to voluntarily do this. If you are wanting to delay your period, you simply skip the 'inactive' pills at the end of the pill pack and begin the next pack when you should have taken the inactive (usu. A different color) pills. Read more...

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...

What to do if I know stress delays your period but is that still a factor when I'm on birth control pills?

No. Stress may increase you metabolism which may lead into breaking down the pill faster, so if there was some effect, it would be abnormal spotting in between the cycles not a delay in the period. Read more...

Does delayed of period while taking birth control pills meaning got pregnant?

Not always. But it can be pregnancy. Birth control pills are reliable when taken appropriately and not interact with some other medications that can affect their effectiveness. Home pregnancy test can be next step to clarify the situation. . Read more...

Is there any way I can stop or delay my period for a day or two after missing days of my birth control pills?

Probably nnot. The pill is very effective at regulation the cycle when take consistently. The pill is also very effective at causing irregular and unpredictable bleeding when take inconsistently. The most effective regimen to regulate your cycle is to take the pill daily as prescribed. You can talk to your doctor about trying an extended cycle, depending on the specific pill you take. Read more...