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Can waiting to start birth control prolong your period?

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Answered 2013-11-25 03:11:01

Yes, waiting to start your next pack of Birth Control is likely to prolong your period. It can also increase the risk of pregnancy. If you're not using birth control as directed, be sure to use a condom or abstain from vaginal sex until you've taken it correctly for seven days.

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How do you start your period quickly?

If you've never had your period before there is no way but waiting. If you've had it before the only way to control is it my taking birth control pills.

Can you have a 2 week period if you've just recently been put on birth control?

Absolutely. Birth control pills are hormones which will change the level of hormones already in your body. This can definitely prolong or stop your period until your body gets adjusted to the new levels.

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Your period ended today so when can you start birth control?

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Can you take birth control during your period?

Yes, you can take birth control during your period. You should take your birth control as directed regardless of bleeding.

Can birth control delay your period?

Somewhat. You can use birth control pills to have a more controlled & predictable period.It can.

Will birth control cause a withdrawal period even if you are pregnant?

You get a withdrawal period AFTER you go off birth control.

Does birth control still work when you are on your period?

Yes but you dont get pregnant on your period even without birth control.

Can you put on the birth control patch during your period?

Yes, you can put on the birth control patch during your period.

Can you get pregnant on your period if you use birth control?

No. Birth control will prevent pregnancy.

Is it Unhealthy to not have period on birth control?

No, it is perfectly fine to not have a period while on birth control. Your physician would tell you the same.

Is your period supposed to be normal after getting off birth control?

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Can stress cause your period to start only two weeks after your last period while on birth control?

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Can the birth control patch make your period shorter?

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What if you dont get your period while on birth control?

Which birth control plays a major part of this answer.

Can the birth control pill make your period late?

Hello there. Yes a period can be delayed if you have missed some of your birth control pills.

Will birth control force you to get your period even when you're pregnant?

No it will not. If you become pregnant, you will most likey not get a period, even if you are on birth control.

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Yes, you can skip your period, on purpose or unexpectedly, when you're on the birth control pill.

Can the birth control implant stop your period?

Yes, the birth control implant can cause your period to stop while you're using it.

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