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Answered 2007-02-19 22:20:11

Birth Control pills/patches can really do a number on your hormones so it's quite common for your periods to be all over the place (especially when you first start taking them or you stop them.)

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What if you're on birth control and it comes time to start your period and you don't but you did earlier that month?

No worries. Just continue taking the birth control pill as scheduled.


If taking birth control when should you start your menstrual cycle?

Your period usually comes during the placebo pills week(sugar pills).


What is placebo?

It is the sugar pill that comes with birth control. It's the time in which you're not taking the hormones that the birth control gives you. They're only there to keep you in the routine of taking a pill every day, and have no effect. It is the sugar pill that comes with birth control. It's the time in which you're not taking the hormones that the birth control gives you. They're only there to keep you in the routine of taking a pill every day, and have no effect.


If im starting to take your new birth control pills and your period comes on the 14 but you started taken them on the 12 will that stop your period?

Answering "If im starting to take your new birth control pills and your period comes on the 14 but you started taken them on the 12 will that stop your period?"


Can you change the time your period comes the following month?

You can change the time your period comes the following month if you are on certain types of birth control. For example, finishing a pack of birth control pills early will make your period come earlier the next month.


Will starting birth control pills before your period make your period come later?

Yes, if you start the birth control pill for the first time before your period, your period will come later. It usually comes during the last week of the cycle.


Is it okay to be on Birth control even though your period comes regularly?

When you take 28-day birth control, you get a fake period from the hormone levels in your body. Scientists have found this is fine for your body, and will not hurt you.


Can you take birth control pills after eighteen days of your last period?

yes you can. birth control in any for is going to redirect your cycle to 28 days no matter what. but if you want you period to come 3 weeks from your regular period( when you are on birth control you will not have a period, it is called withdrawal bleeding. because you don't ovulate while on birth control. withdrawal from the hormone causes the bleeding.) so actually you can choose when you"period" comes. hope this helps!!!


Can you continue to take your birth control even if you have your period?

Yes, but when it comes to the pill, always check with your doctor.


Is it normal to have a late period or skip a period if your on birth control?

oh my god no! usually it comes early. That's not true. Some people starts late. With me I began taking the sugar pills on Sunday and my period don't come until Friday. Happens every month.


Can you use the birth control pill to change the date your period comes?

Yes you can but you will put yourself at risk of pregnancy.


Does Tylenol work to stop your period?

No, Tylenol will not stop your period. It may help to decrease discomfort that comes with your period, though. The only drugs designed to stop your period are marketed as birth control pills.


You have nausea and tenderness of the breast are you pregnant?

The only way to tell if you are pregnant is first have you had a period in the last two months. Are you on birth control, if you are on any form of birth control you are not pregnant and if you have just come off of birth control you are not pregnant. If you haven't had a period and aren't on birth control start with a home pregnancy test if it comes back negative your not pregnant. If it comes back positive then go to your OBGYN and get a blood test and if the blood test comes back negative you aren't. Nausea and breast tenderness are not tell tale signs of a pregnancy those symptoms can happen for a number of reasons.


You are on birth control and your period is two days late should you be worried?

I have been on the pill for a little over a year, and my period NEVER comes on the first day. It usually comes on the 2nd or 3rd day. Don't be too worried.


It is easy to become pregnant if you have been on birth control for several years?

If you are using your birth control as directed, there should be a very small chance of getting pregnant. I'm not sure if the length of time you've been on birth control matters, but if you are inconsistent when it comes to taking/using it, the likelihood of getting pregnant increases at least a little. It really depends on your form of birth control.


Can a chemist in Sydney prescribe you birth pills if you've bought some from them do they keep records of your prescription?

Birth control has many uses other than being a contraceptive. It can help control acne, cramps, and headaches due to your time of the month. If your cramps from your period are getting really bad or you have acne that comes only around the time you get your period, a doctor can prescribe birth control to help regulate those symptoms. Otherwise just go to Planned Parenthood and you can get birth control for free! Some birth control prescriptions are a lot of money but if you have insurance the generic birth control is not that much money.


You took 10 birth control pills instead of the morning after pill will that affect your period?

Yes, your period may arrive early or late, and you may have spotting until your period comes. In addition, the period after that may also be delayed.


Can the Birth control patch stop your period?

If you put the birth control patch on before your period comes, you may miss that period; you may also have unscheduled bleeding or spotting. If you have been using the patch regularly, it's possible that it will lighten bleeding so much that you won't see a period. If you think you made a mistake with the patch, and missed a period, take a pregnancy test to make sure.


Can you have a late period due to missing a day of birth control?

your period should come on the day or which ever pill it usually comes on. Missing a pill doesn't affect that. At least it doesn't for me.


You are going on vacations and want to change date when period comes?

You can delay your period by not taking a break between the packs of pills. To do this you must take your birth control everyday and at the same time everyday. By doing this you have 99.9% protection from pregnancy. When you get to the day that you would begin your placebo pills, you must begin your new pack of active pills at the same time you have been taking your birth control. By skipping the placebo pills and starting your new pack of active pills, this will delay your menstrual cycle from starting that month.


Has anyone gotten pregnant from Mirena birth control how did thy know?

No birth control method, save abstinence, is 100% effective. If, after a light or missed period, you take a pregnancy test and it comes back positive, you're probably pregnant.


Is it possible to skip your period using the birth control patch?

Yes, with all the different forms of birth control these days, some can cause your periods to change and even stop altogether. You can read the information booklet that comes with your type of birth control. The risks and side affects are always listed in this booklet or pamphlet.


What does it mean when you spot on and off a week before your period then when your period is due you only spot on and off and no period comes?

Before I started taking birth control about 6 months ago I had heavy periods. Now I get it lightly for one day and spot the rest, it was scary at first because I thought I could be pregnant but some birth controls make your period lighter. If it really bothers you then you can tell your doctor about it and he/she will give you a pill that makes them come on better.


What if you bleed while taking the active birth control pills?

I assume you are taking the pill like yasmin or something to that effect. I can honestly say that when you are taking a birth control, it is normal for it to regulate your periods, but honestly, sometimes nature comes before any chemical you can treat it. So if you think this is a major side effect, talk to your dr. If not, go with the flow. No pun intended.


Could I be pregnant if i started birth control the week before I was supposed to get my period and had sex 3 weeks after I started the pill?

I suppose it's possible. Anytime you start a new birth control you should always use a "backup method" of birth control to be safe. Take a home test and if it comes back negative but you still haven't started your period, then consider making an appointment with your ob/gyn for a blood test.


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