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This patient support community is for discussions relating to birth control and contraception and the various options in practicing birth control.

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Hi there, I am a 21 year old sexually active girl with a related medical history of PCOS that is on her fourth cycle of YazFlex pills, before that I was on levelen ED. I have had constant vaginal bleeding and period cramps for 3 weeks n...
Paigey_1 | Posted
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I've been on implanon and the pills. With both, I experience continuous heavy spotting. I probably don't spit at least one month out the year. Would you recommend a low hormone birth control? I don't understand why I constantly bleed.
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I'm thinking about having my Mirena IUD removed due to headaches and neck pain. I had my first IUD in 2006 and kept in until it was removed in 2014 and a new one placed the same day. I started having neck pain and headaches in 2012. I h...
IUDquestion | Last answer
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I am ready to have kids, but my partner is not. Should I get the implant removed and be doen with it? Also, the implant is causing me physical pain. I have had it since July of last year, and my arm hurts. I can't sleep on my left side a...
gloryrose | Last comment
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I recently got married and me and my husband decided to have the mirena removed because we want to start a family.. I had the mirena for 3years after my daughter was born.. We had it removed the 10/27/15... No spotting that day or sense....
SaraDRussell | Last answer
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So I got paragard in like May 2014 first few months were hell talk about a heavy flow it was terrible, after a few month i was finally able to control it and my period was consistent for the first time ever I could pin point it to come a...
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Hi mommies, I had my son 5 weeks ago and my postpartum appointment is this friday. I am no sure what type of birth control to use. Prior to getting pregnant, I was on birth control pills do 5 years. My hormones were horrible and my sex d...
Mrsjackson0406 | Last answer
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I'm 17 years old and recently my boyfriend and I have started being sexually active. if I wanted to go on birth control by asking my doctor, would he HAVE to tell my parents?
rachelmb | Last answer
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I was on a combined pill, and after a year swapped to the injection. After the first round of the injection I didn't get it redone on time due to work ect. I was told I couldn't get it redone until I knew where I was in my cycle. This wa...
antoniaxo | Last answer
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I had unprotected sex two weeks ago, he urinated before sex and he never came inside me, it wasn't even inside of me for more than five seconds. I wasn't concerned because at that point I had been on birth control for a month and two wee...
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So last night my girlfriend had realised she missed her pill some point during this week, at the start of her new pack after her period. She took two last night and she dose not seem as worried as I am. Which for obvious reason has go...
Jason_1989 | Posted
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Can the Depo shot make you spot bleed after sex? It only happens every once in while & its very light & most of time only visible on toliet paper,My Dr doesn't seem to concern! She says could be from rough sex or vagina dryness also? I w...
DolphinGir7 | Posted
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So I have been taking microgestin for about 8 months. I've never missed a pill. Almost every month I have spotting a week before the week without pills and then nothing.. No period. My doctor says it's normal to not have a period, but ...
justsoashley | Posted
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Does anyone else here have these things? I have had them since 2009 and have had a lot of health problems since that I never had before. about a year after getting them I had starting bleeding and passing clots. Periods would last for 1...
sillyblondegirl | Last answer
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I have horrible acne and was prescribed doxycycline. I take orthrotricyclen, does anyone know if they interfere?
Sara62315 | Last answer
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I was prescribed the Microgestin birth contol pills and started my first pack last Wednesday, January 20. My concern is that on the second day as I was popping the pill out of its place I accidentally pushed to hard that it fell into th...
Glonago | Posted
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I was on the depo shot for only a couple months from May 15 n I stopped taking it in October in 2015, I got my regular period now I'm just wondering how long I have to wait to get pregnant.
Kaylarc22 | Posted
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I'm on birth control. Had my period during the active pills. I'm very irregular. Now, I finished my sugar pills 2 days ago. Since then, I've had clear discharge. I'm not pregnant. Do I need to take a Plan B pill because of this discharge...
Graceland1995 | Last answer
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Hi, so I have never taken birth control pills before I have only ever taken the depo shot. My period is "supposed to start on the 28th can I take my first pill the sunday before that which would be the 24th? or do i take my first pill on...
Connorsmommy2014 | Last comment
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Am on birth control pills(combination 3),my period is being delayed with a day,can I be pregnant while on pills.
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