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The primary risk of going on and off Birth Control is the risk of pregnancy.

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Q: Is there a risk in going on and off birth control?
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You had a miscarriage in February and you have been off and on with your birth control pills and it has been about 2 months being off of birth control pills and you were wondering how long it is going?

How long it is going for what? Missing birth controls like you have will put you at risk of pregnancy. If your trying to conceive then stop taking birth control because this will harm the Foetus when you do conceive.

What symptoms will you have going off birth control?


Can you gain Weight from going off birth control?


When going off birth control should someone be worried that her period is now 5 days late?

No, when going off birth control your body takes a little bit to get used to it and it is very normal to have irregular periods for awhile.

What ways can you limit side effects from going off your birth control?


Will you experience cramping after going off birth control?

Yes. I've always had bad cramps during my cycle but when I went off of birth control, I thought I was going to die! I took medicine and it didn't do anything. I did go off of it immediately instead of gradually, so that could be why I had such horrible cramps.

Can quit smoking patch or quit smoking gum affect birth control?

There are no known drug interactions between nicotine replacement products and the birth control pill, patch, ring, or shot. However, using these instead of cigarettes may not lower the risk of blood clots with estrogen-containing birth control methods, so keep going on your quit plan until you're off nicotine altogether.

How can you tell the difference between pregnancy and the effects of going off birth control?

It's easy. If you go off birth control, you could experience morning sickness, breast soreness, food cravings, and even pain in your stomach.

How long will it take to lose the birth control bloat after going off the pill?

It will vary depending on the individual.

Can going off birth control make period worse?

Definitely. Hormonal birth control, as one of its pleasant side effects, decreases the amount of cramping and the amount and duration of menstrual flow.

Is the pull out method effective after coming off birth control?

The Pull-out method is not effective birth control. Better, perhaps, but even practiced perfectly, there's something like a 10% risk associated. You need pills, condoms, or both.

Is it normal to be late for your period the month after going off birth control?

Yes. Changing any medication can change your cycle.

Can you get pregnant if the birth control patch fell off?

Yes, if you had sex after the birth control patch had fallen off, you could get pregnant.

Can stopping birth control make your period irregular?

Yes, it's normal for your menstrual cycle to be irregular once you come off hormonal birth control. While on hormonal birth control your menstrual cycles are suppressed in order to stop ovulation occurring, once you come off hormonal birth control it takes time for your body to start ovulating on a regular basis again. It's a little like going through puberty all over again, or if you had irregular cycles prior to going on hormonal birth control because the issue wasn't treated it may return once you stop using the birth control. Your cycle may continue to be irregular for up to a year.

do you take birth control on or off of your period?

You take birth control as scheduled regardless of bleeding.

If you have been on birth control for years and then change can you get pregnant?

Yes, because your off birth control...

What is the best way to get pregnant on birth control?

Get off the birth control would be the place to start...

Is it a good idea to start using birth control when you have been off of it for a month and a half and you and your husband are going to try to have a baby in 3-4 months?

Well this is a first for me. Uh if you want to get pregnant you don't take birth control.

Is it easy to get pregnant after going off birth control?

Yes. Usually easier, assuming there are no problems with the reproductive system. Generally it is advised to wait at least 6 months before trying to get pregnant after stopping the birth control pill.

How early can you ovulate after going off birth control?

Some people ovulate almost straight away, but others don't ovulate until about 6 months later. It depends on your general health and how long you have been on birth control for

Can you become pregnant a week after going off the pill?

Yes. Even on birth control you can still get pregnant. Just a week after going off the pill its not likely, becasue you'll still have the hormones in your system but definatly still possible.

Can going off birth control make you break out after maybe say 3 months?

You should expect anything. That wouldn't seem to be out of the question. There is a lot going on with hormones when you're taking it.

Is it safe to fluctuate between going on and going off the pill?

I can think of no medical problems, however you are not going to be protected from prgnancy. If you are sexually active and don't want to be pregnant, stay on some form of birth control.

Could you have a miscarriage after stopping birth control?

Miscarriage is very common. It happens to women on and off birth control.

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

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