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Can one birth control pill stop u from having a next period if u didn't want take them no more?

No. You typically need to take the entire pack and then a period will come at the end. One pill won't stop you from ovulating either, so you definitely can get pregnant. Read more...
Yes. There is one birth control pill on the market (lybrel) that is intended to prevent you from having periods. The pill is the same every day of the year, and you should not have any bleeding while taking that particular pill. You likely would have breakthrough bleeding if you skipped any of those pills, just as you would on most other brands of birth control pills. It may not work well for everyone. Read more...

Can I take a birth control pill to stop my period from coming?

Yes. Yes, you can definitely take the first 3 weeks of birth control and then skip the final week and go straight to a new pack of pills. I've had patients do this and I've done it myself and it typically works great. You don't "have" to have a period every month. You may go through your prescription faster than normal, but let your doctor know that you skipped the placebo week of pills. Read more...

I am using a birth control pill (oral l) since first day of my period and its being 16 days now im still bleeding. Should I stop or continue?

Breakthrough bleed. Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on nuvaring. It happens in about 11% of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. Read more...

Okay I was on the birth control pill and I stopped taking it because I want to get pregnant but my period wont stop is that bad or what is happening?

Need more info. So you stopped the pill, got your period and it won't stop - i hope that is accurate. Take a pregnancy test to make sure that this is not an issue. Then, call your ob/gyn for a visit to examine you and consider whether an ultrasound is indicated. Read more...

How affective is the birth control pill 2 days after I stop taking them due to my period starting?

Effective Treatment. There is nothing in your question to give us something to respond to. What kind of effectiveness are you asking about. Many people do not take their sugar pills in the birth control paks during periods. You cannot get pregnant during a normal menstrual period. Read more...

What's the most affective birth control pill to take to help lighten/stop my period? I'm 18 and smoke.

One you can afford. The best medication for any situation is one you can afford. After all, if you can't buy it, it won't do you any good sitting on the pharmacy shelf. Next, birth control pills increase your risk for heart attack, strokes & blood clots, especially if you smoke. So before you start taking a birth control pill, stop smoking. If you need help stopping, talk to your family doc about options to help you. Read more...
Any low dose pill. Any low dose birth control pill will accomplish what you want, though it might take a few cycles. Talk with your physician about what your exact goals are. Smoking at age 18 is not a particular risk factor but will become so as you get older. I will not belabor all of the negative health effects of smoking, but you should really try to stop. Read more...