Birth Control / Contraceptive

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Birth Control / Contraceptive Overview

Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy.[1] Birth control has been used since ancient times, but effective and safe methods of birth control only became available in the 20th century.[2] Planning, making available, and using birth control is called family planning.[3][4] Some cultures limit or discourage access to birth control because they consider it to b...

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what does famynor white pill do

I have been using nur-isterate last year from January to October and I stopped. I have been experiencing non stop bleeding so i went to a clinic and the nurse gave me Famynor and she cut out the red ones. What do the white do? I want to get pregnant. Plz help. My menses got delayed by 5 months now and I still can't see my periods... Help please. ## This is an oral contraceptive, so it is not likely that you will become pregnant, while taking it. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irregular bleeding, and mood changes. It can help regulate your periods, but it usually prevents ovulation, so you can't become pregnant. Are there any questions I can help with? ## I just wanna know how many Famynor pills I should take to prevent p...

how do oralcon contraceptive pills work?

I have started using oralcon contraceptive pill, I wanna know how they work ## HI, Tshepo! How are you? Oralcon is a hormonal based contraceptive, so they work by adding certain amounts of synthetic estrogen and progesterone to your body to prevent ovulation from occurring each month. That's why you have to take one each day, for 3 weeks until your menstruation week, if you don't, then the drop in hormones may allow ovulation to happen which makes it possible for you to get pregnant. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Do I drink this pills during my menstruation week ## Hi, i would like to know how long it takes for the Oralcon birthcontrol pill to be out of my system / body. ## does oralcon cause abnominal pains? am using oralcon for about 3mnths nw nd i alwyz hv pains ...

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what are Famynor tablets for?

Hi. I haven't been seeing my period for months 3-4 months, went to the clinic for a pregnancy test and it is negative. The doctor said there might be fat on my tubes. I'd like to know what else can the problem be except for fat in my tubes because its been happening for a while now my period is on and off and the doctor prescribed famynor tablets. ## Hello, Heily! How are you? It is most likely due to a hormonal imbalance. Famynor are used to prevent pregnancy, but taking them for a few months may help to rebalance your hormones, so your body starts to cycle normally, again. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi I didn't get my period for a month now and I did pregnant test and checked in my blood they both negative should I be worried that I may be pregnant,the doct...

Oralcon Contraceptive Pills - Is It Possible To Get Pregnant When I Am On This

I am using oralcon contraception, but since the beginning of April i haven't seen my period. Is it possible to get pregnant while on this? ## All oral contraceptives carry a slight risk of still getting pregnant. I believe it could be a 1-10% estimated possibility depending on the brand; but in my opinion that merits reason enough to use another form of protection. Irregular periods however, are a general side effect of these types of medications; so it's not always something to be overly concerned about. This may simply be due to a fluctuation in your hormones. To make using oral contraceptives as safe and reliable as possible, you should understand how and when to take them and what side effects may be expected. A paper with information for the patient should've been given...

althea pills for irregular menstruation

Are althea pills also used to have menstruation if you're irregular? ## I have irregular menstrual periods and have been feeling so bloated. What should i take? ## Pochi, yes, hormonal contraceptives such as these are also often given to help balance the hormones in a woman's body and regulate her menstrual cycle. Learn more oral contraceptive details here. Nathskie, do you take any medications, or do you have any medical conditions that may be contributing to the problem? Have you consulted a doctor to get a diagnosis? ## i gave birth last sept.but until now i havent got my menstruation,what med should i take ## My menstruation is often regular since i was 16 years old, and now i am 23 years old..and i want to take pills to make it regular,what pills should i take.? ## Hi ask k...

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Yaz vs Trigestrel for acne and contraceptive

I want to know the best one for acne and for regulating my period. Would you all recommend Yaz or Trigestrel? ## I have no Idea, but im here for the suggestions.. So apperently i have to make this more detailed but as I had said before that I too am here to see all the replies from all of yall that do have a clue. ## Hello Oby, According to the NIH both of these contraceptives are designed to prevent pregnancies but due to the nature of the medication and their effectiveness at balancing hormones they are also effective at treating acne. Below is a link to where the NIH discusses this in further detail. [1] NIH pubmedhealth Since both medications are going to be effective at helping you with your concerns you should really only worry about which of these two medications better works wit...

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Krimson 35 irregular periods

I am 22 yrs old and am an unmarried girl. I am suffering from PCOD since the last 3 years. Earlier my doctor advised me to take Doris and it was cured only for a year but again i faced problem of irregular periods and i consulted another doctor who gave me Krimson 35. i started using from 16th june 2014 but before completing 21 days i have seen few drops of period within 2 weeks i.e on 29th june'14. should i stop using these tablets? and along with Krimson 35 doctor also gave me APCOD sachets. is it gud? please advise what should i do and will the problem be solved of irregular periods? ## Hi Nikki! I would call your Doctor and let him know what's going on, and, your concerns. ## Hi...i have used krimson 35 for one month and i got my period on the correct date after usage...Howe...

chances of getting pregnant. after using oralcon 4. 3 and a half years

Wanted to know how long it would. Take for me to fall pregnant after using oralcon for nearly more then 3 years. ## hey I stopped using oralcon last year round about September month. and I was on oralcon for 3years. last year December I found out I was 3 and half months pregnant. so when you stop taking the pill for at least almost 2 months you can get pregnant. and my husband are trying for another baby now coz baby never made it ## Hello Esa, According to the NIH as soon as you stop taking the medication regularly you can technically get pregnant however some medical professionals warn that it may be better to wait a few months. The primary reasons for this is so you can observe your menstrual cycle and ensure there are no medical complications coming off of the birth control and a fo...

Missing jadelle

I had jadelle implanted july 2015, and recently one of the rods started comming out.. I went to the doctor and only had that one removed.. Will its still have the same affect with just one as to having two rods?? Or can i get pregnant ? ## The nurse only put one rod in for me a year ago instead of two and I thought it was normal till now!!!!!! - a year and a half later. Somehow havent fallen pregnant thank god..... going to nurse in an hour to see if they believe me. They all think im crazy ## Hello Kelly, What a crazy story! I can't believe that one of them just started to pop out. I hope it didn't hurt too badly. According to the manufacturers webpage both containers of Jadelle need to be in your arm. The reason for this is that both of them are given a certain amount of levon...

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Oralcon contraceptive pills red and white

I accidentally drank my white pill while on my period (Supposed to drink red) without thinking. What do i do? just go on finishing my red pill and then start as usual whit white? will i be unsafe? ## In most cases, a doctor will just have you continue taking the rest, as you should, but it is always best to consult them to be sure. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, irregular bleeding, and PMS-like symptoms. How are you doing? Did you experience any problems? ## Hi. I have gone on the Depo injection about 3 weeks ago and have been getting me periods non stop. I was advised to drink the white Oralcon Pill for a day or 2. Will this help my period to stop? Seriously in need for it to stop now.


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