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birth control pill

birth control pill

 Oral contraceptive, see there.

birth con·trol pill

(bĭrth kŏn-trōl' pil)
Oral medication containing estrogen alone or combined with progesterone; used to prevent conception.

birth control pill

A class of medicines taken orally to control conception. They contain synthetic forms of estrogen and progesterone or synthetic progesterone alone.
See: contraceptive
See also: pill

Patient discussion about birth control pill

Q. how long after i have stop taking birth control pills can i get pregnant?

A. After you stop taking the pill, you may have only a two-week delay before you ovulate again. Once ovulation resumes, you can become pregnant. If this happens during your first cycle off the pill, you may not have a period at all. However, although possible, this scenario isn't likely.

Q. If a woman starts taking birth control pills... how long does she have to wait untill able to have sex without getting pregnant??

A. birth control pills are usually effective the first month you begin taking it. To be safe, some doctors recommend the use of another form of birth control, such as latex condoms (rubbers) and foam, during the first month. After the first month, you can just use HC for birth control.

Q. Is there any natural supplement for birth control pills?? there has to be!!! I'm tired of puting chimicals in my body.. maybe something from chinese medicine?

A. any natural material when coming in large quantities can damage. sex hormones are a natural thing. chines medicine does not have something more "natural" then the body regular hormones.

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