Filter by
  • 2 days ago

    Late period and starting new birthcontrol pack

    Hi, So I really messed up the cycle of period in the last couple months due to stress from school (last semester before graduating). I usually have a pretty regular cycle. I'm on my sugar pills this week. I started them on monday. Usually about 3 pills in to the pack (wednesday) I get my period and usually lasts until Sunday. And I would start my new pack of birth control pills. I have a period tracking app that tracks when i start and when i end. It indicates that i "start" my period....
  • 10 days ago

    Switching Birth Control Pills for just Two Days

    I forgot my birth control (Sprintec) and I am traveling for two days. The birth control that I will take for the next two days is Apri, then it is my rest week, then I will go back on Sprintec. WIll this be harmful in any way?
  • 10 days ago

    So desperate for some help in the right direction...

    Hi, I’m not sure where to start, but am extremely desperate for answers.. and helping someone may have some insight. Sometime around early December 2017 I noticed some extremely heavy vaginal discharge upon waking up one morning. It was a light yellowish color, but not entirely uncommon for me. Over the next week, discharge became increasingly more heavy. No odor, maybe a slight itch. Discharge is extremely sticky and thick.. stringy, not at all chunky.. varies in color to white to yellow to green....
  • 11 days ago

    Vaginal bleeding

    Hi. Here are the basics: On extended birth control (once every three months). Next period due next month. Missed two pills, January 15 and 16. Bleeding began January 25 and has not stopped. Thought it could be breakthrough but it seemed late. Flow ranges from moderate to heavy, needing a tampon here and there. Fills an Always liner every three hours. Continual red and brown bleeding with blood clots and stringy tissue (and a clump I passed two days ago that looked like cooked blood from red meat....
  • 11 days ago

    Vaginal bleeding

    I'm 17, and I have a irregular period cycle, it comes and goes as it pleases. And it will come for how ever long it wants (longest was two weeks) and it comes at a constant flow, and i bleed almost every time i have intercourse and sometimes even after. I am a carrier for hemophilia and i dont know if this could be a symptom of carrying it? Please tell me some answers, thank you.
  • 13 days ago

    Birth control on first day of period with no period....

    I'm 32 years old just started back on birth control.(after 4 years being off) I took my first pill the first day of my suppose to be period. I was cramping and have sore breast as if my period was starting. The 2nd day took my pill at 9am, like the previous morning, still no period, just a little blood when I wiped. Is it normal for my period to be delayed or have no period at all since I'm just starting the pill?
  • 18 days ago

    Pills

    On combined birth control pill (marvelon) In my last pack, I missed 3 days worth of pills and began bleeding. I only had 5 left to go in the pack (not including the missed pills - from the day I realised) and took the advice in my leaflet that came with them to not have the 7 day break and instead continue with the next pack immediately. Since the bleeding started, I have been very good with my pills and taken them every day. However, it is now day 8 of what feels very long and drawn out (although....
  • 19 days ago

    Plan b symptoms??

    I took plan b 10 hours after sex and its been almost 4 hours since I took it. I feel over heated and my heart is racing. Are these normal side effects?
  • 19 days ago

    Cant find my U.I.D.

    After it was put in drs cant locate it. It is past due. Like3Yrs past the removal date. Had a x-ray and it shows it is there but dr cant locate it to remove it. The dr said something about having to do exploratiry surgery. Thats when i quit going. What will happen if i donthave it removed.
  • 21 days ago

    Switching Birth control brand question.

    About a week ago I got a different brand of generic birth control than i usually get. Ive been having unusually bad side effects, cramping, nausea, migraines, and depression/anxiety. And im 8 days into this pack and finally recieved the normal brand i get and want to switch. Should i start from where i am on my current pack on the new one, or just start from the beginning of the new pack?