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Effectiveness of birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Birth Control
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can we help you?
User :   hi have a quick question about birth control?
Doctor :   k..
User :   i have been on birth control for 3 weeks but its my first pack and i did not start it the sunday after my last cycle will it still be effective?
Doctor :   when was ur last period?
User :   like 5 weeks ago
Doctor :   k..
User :   i stared taking the pill about 2 weeks after i had my period
Doctor :   continue ur pills.. that will help u..
Doctor :   if u get any symptoms
Doctor :   like nausea or mised period get back to us...
User :   i dont have symptoms but is the birth control effective or am is it not working since i didnt start when i should have?
Doctor :   it vll be working but as u have nt started in time
Doctor :   if ur doubtful of its timing get a pregnancy test done..

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