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Answered 2010-05-02 01:12:29

It takes a month for Birth Control to become effective and for your body to adjust to it.

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How long does it take for your body to adjust when you switch to a different birth control pill?

Although you will have immediate protection if you start the new birth control pill on time, it may take a month or two for your body to fully be adjusted to the new birth control.

How long do side affects of birth control last?

You could get side effects for about 3 months. Your body just needs time to adjust. If they persist after that, you made need to switch your brands of birth control.

If i was taking birth control a year ago can it be hard for me to get pregnant?

Not usually, the only way it would be hard to get pregnant is if you were using a IUD. It doesn't take your body long to adjust to the hormones and if you atop using birth control, your body will release an egg and if a sperm cell gets to it, you might get pregnant.

How long does it take for your body to be used to birth control pill?

It takes one month for birth control to work effectively in your body & one month before you can have unprotected intercourse.

Does sperm last up to 5 days in the body if she is on birth control?

With the exception of spermicides, birth control methods have no effect on how long sperm can last.

How long does it take your body to get used to the birth control pill?

Basically the birth control pill takes anywhere from a month to three or four months, depending on how your body accepts the pill. Im sure about this if your on orthotricyclen lo. Not really sure about other birth control methods.

How long can sperm live in the woman's body while shes on birth control?

Birth control doesn't affect the sperm's life span. They can live about five days.

Is it ok to be on birth control for 8 years?

Yes, there is no need to stop birth control after a certain amount of time or to "give your body a break," as long as you still don't want to conceive, and as long as the method is still medically appropriate for you.

How long is menstruation on birth control?

It should be the same amount of time as when NOT on birth control.

How long do you have to be on birth control to get pregnant?

Birth control is for avoiding pregnancy. It won't help you get pregnant.

Can being on birth control too long affect your bladder?

There are no known effects, short- or long-term, of birth control on bladder function.

How many years can teenagers use birth control pills?

You can stay on birth control for as long as you want. I

How long after my period is my birth control effective?

Your birth control stays effective until you stop using it.

How long does it take to get pregnant if you take antibiotic if your on birth control?

Very few antibiotics affect birth control. If you want to get pregnant, stop using birth control.

Does long-term birth control use affect future fertility?

There is no proof that birth control has a long term affect on being pregnant.

How many years should you be on birth control?

Take birth control pills for as long as you don't want to get pregnant.

How long should you be on birth control?

You should be on birth control until you want to conceive or until you reach menopause.

Ive been taking birth control pills for 10 years now I've been missing pills can i still get pregnant even though it's in my system?

YES. It does not matter how long you have been on birth control. If you miss pills, you have a good chance of becoming pregnant. Use alternate forms of contraception (condoms) until your next cycle. Birth control works by having a constant level of hormones in your body. The last 7 pills in your pack contain no hormones. So each month, all of the birth control hormone that is in your body is depleted. Thus, it does not matter how long you have been on birth control.

How long can you be on birth control?

You can be on birth control until you want to get pregnant, reach menopause, or have a medical condition that requires a change of method. There is no time limit for staying on birth control.

How long do you bleed when on birth control pill?

It all depends on how long you bled before you got on birth control. Some birth control pills stop bleeding completely. If you want to know specifics your going to have to talk to your doctor.

How long can you stay on the birth control patch?

You can stay on the birth control patch for as long as you want to prevent pregnancy. There is no time limit if there is no change in your health history.

If you've been taking a birth control pill then switched to another how long does it take for the new one to be effective?

The new one will be effective as soon as you take it. Since birth control hormones are already in your body, your body will adapt to the new hormones right away. You do not have to use a back up method when switching pills. I was told this by my physician when I switched birth control pills and I was perfectly fine.

How long should you stay on birth control while trying to get pregnant?

You should't be taking birth control if you are trying to get pregnant

Why have you not received your period after missing 6 days of your birth control pill?

It depends how long you've been on birth control for. If you've been on it for a few months then this is why your period hasn't arrive, because your body needs to adjust to working without the pill. You will probably experience bleeding 7-14 days after stopping the pill. However if you've been on the pill less than 2 months perform a pregnancy test.

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