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If you take your birth control pills perfectly every time but still get your period on the hormone pills only and never on the sugar pills could something be wrong?
You probably need a different kind of pill. The one you are taking isn't the correct hormone dosage for you. Talk to your doctor and they will help you get the right one for your body. I'd say to use a back up method of birth control in the meantime, just to be safe.
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When you are on the sugar pills, you have the same protection as on the earlier active pills as long as you took the previous weeks of pills as directed. This protection i…s in place whether you are having withdrawal bleeding that day or not. Using a condom further lowers the risk of pregnancy, and provides protection against disease. The sugar pills are there to make sure you maintain a routine with the taking of the pill. There is always a chance of pregnancy while using birth control. If you are really afraid of pregnancy you should use two methods (like the pill and a condom, or the pill and a spermicide etc.) Among 1000 couples using the birth control pill perfectly for a year, three couples will get pregnant. When you consider that perfect use is challenging, then it's worth looking at "typical use" failure rates: of 1000 couples using the birth control pill "typically" (with mistakes) during a year, 30 will have a pregnancy. Using a condom each time you have sex lowers the rate of pregnancy significantly. Some birth control brands contain iron or other vitamins in the placebo pills. Whether your placebos contain iron or not, you have protection from pregnancy during the placebo period as long as you took the previous weeks of pills correctly.
some people do but i however don't, i am a Sunday starter and i take my 1st sugar pill on a Sunday but i do not start my period until weds or thur
Taking birth control and have not got your period right away when starting the sugar pills Is it all right to have sex while on those pills?
In theory if you have taken your pills regularly and correctly then your period should occur sometime during the seven days that you take the placebo pills. Since normal… menstruation occurs approximately 14 days after the first day of your last period, and you only have about a 2 day window during that egg can be fertilized and conception can occur, by the time you reach the placebo pills you should be at least a week past being able to conceive. Having unprotected sex at this time should not result in pregnancy unless you have only recently begun taking the pill or have a history of very irregular menstrual cycles. If you do not have a period at all during the time that you are taking the placebo pills you should probably take a home pregnancy test to make sure that you are not pregnant, especially if you missed any doses since your last period or were on any medications that may have lowered the efficiency of your pills.
What do I do if when I come to the sugar pills in my birth control I don't have my period Do I still take the sugar pill or take a normal hormonal pill?
Take the inactive (sugar) pills, then start your next packet on time. Some pills, for some women will stop your period from ever coming, as long as you are taking the pill. Y…ou can use a HPT once your period is a week late, if it is negative it is safe to assume you are not pregnant and your periods have stopped from taking BCP. If you have any questions call you prescribing doctor or clinic.
First, remember that you can get pregnant even if you take the birth control pill perfectly. If you're on the combination pill, taking it a few hours early or late won't m…ake a big difference. If you're on the progestin only pill, it's critical that you take it at the same time. Contact your pharmacist or health care provider for advice specific to your situation. It is much better to stick to a particular time of day for taking the pill--you are much less likely to miss it or skip it. Missed pills can lead to their being less effective and increases your chances of getting pregnant. Changing to a method that doesn't require you to do something daily will give you better protection against pregnancy. In addition, you can use a phone alarm or a reminder system like bedsider or ICYC to remind you to take your birth control pill each day.
Hi. Your question is:. Birth control pill no sugar pill? . Not every brand of birth control will have 7 sugar pills. If this is the case for you then you have a 7 day break…. By this I mean when you finish your pack of pills you don't take any pills for 7 days. On the 8th day you start a new pack.. Please note this is advice only and should not be used in place of a medical experts.
Yes you should still have a period. The sugar pills are there mostly so that you can stick to the same schedule every day. Also, if you don't start your hormone pills ba…ck after so many days (as many days as there are sugar pills) you have a higher chance of releasing an egg and then becoming pregnant next month. If you don't want to take the sugar pills, just make sure that you aren't late starting your next pack of pills! It also doesn't mater if you are still bleeding and it is time to start that next pack, do it anyway. And your period may not always start on the day that you are supposed to take the sugar pills, it can start anywhere within that week, so don't freak out too much if you are a day or so late.
Nothing. Those pills are just there to keep you on track. You don't even have to take them.
Hormonal birth control methods, including the pill, can decrease the amount of bleeding and cramping with periods. Some women use them for this purpose and not for birth contr…ol.
Answer . Depends if you mean "different time" or "skip a night" It also depends on your choice of birth control pill. Some are very strict and need to be taken within… a 2 hour period either side. Others it may not matter if you skip a day. But chances are if you skipped a night, there is a possibility you can get pregnant. though there's a possibility of taking the pills exactly right and getting pregnant so... . Answer . By not taking your pills at the same time everyday it irregulates the cycle you are trying to create for your body not to ovulate...in other words produce eggs that when inserted with sperm create the fetus. This just means that your are basically putting yourself at risk for pregnancy by not taking them at the same time everyday. Nighttime or morning depending on every woman's lifestyle who is on the pill usually have the best results for memory and such...but really, whatever works for you.. Hope this helps! Otherwise a quick talk with your doctor should deal with anymore questions you might have concerning the pill.. peacelove
Of course! If I am not mistaken, there is a 1% to 2% chance of becoming pregnant, even if you take it exactly like you should. Want to better your odds? Then use birth control… with spermicide, a condom, or abstinence.
Why would you want to? There is really no need to take them at all... other than to keep you in a routine.
Could you be pregnant if you take your birth control pill every day at the same time but still have all the symptoms of pregnancy?
\nIt is possible but not likely; Although birth control pills are 99% effective you still have that one percent chance of becoming pregnant. The only way you should be too con…cerned is if you did not use a back up form of contraception during the first thirty days of starting your birth control pills for the first time or if you have switched brands of birth control. You might want to take a pregnancy test just to be sure though!Your symptoms of pregnancy will usually appear anywhere from the first week of your expected period to 1-2 weeks after your first week of expected period. Your first signs of pregnancy most commonly include missed period, tender/swollen breasts, change in color of the breasts, fatigue, nausea/vomiting, increased sense of smell, and weight gain.\nHere is a link to a website that will calculate the probability of your pregnancy: http://www.thepregnancytest.com/
Should you continue taking birth control as normal if you get your period while still taking the active pills and finish your period before you take the sugar pills?
Yes continue taking your pills as normal. If this happens again perform a pregnancy test and see your DR about changing your BC pills.
The sugar pills basically don't have any hormones such as progestin and ethinyl estradiol which allows you to have your period. The sugar pills are normally taken on the 4…th week of your birth control cycle. You don't need to take the sugar pills as guided because either way you will have a period with or without talking the sugar pills on the 4th week. The sugar pills also keeps you on a schedule when on a birth control pill since many do not take them responsibly which may result in an unplanned pregnancy. You can also skip the sugar pills and go right into your next pack of active pills and just have no periods. Read Malcolm Gladwell's "John Rock's Error" and that is what seasonale and lybrel are (skipping placebos)