Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
151 Doctors are Online

Birth control pills information - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Birth Control
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3620 Questions
User :   i started my 28 day birthcontrol on a sunday and i would like to just be filled in about everything like when it is safe to have unprotected sex. also when am i to exect my period.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr Pathak here
User :   hello
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   16
User :   when i say sunday i mean today my time
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are your cycles regular?

User :   the last two since i have moved are not.
User :   they were within 2 or 3 days late
Doctor :   Otherwise they were fine?

User :   well at the beginning they were not exact but they started going good after that then we moved and they messed up again. with stress i think
Doctor :   The safe time for sex is the first seven days of your cycle starting from the day first and also the last 10 days of your cycle
Doctor :   But it applies mainly when you have regular cycles.
User :   okay thats why i came on here because my doctor said to take it the sunday after my period. which i did today. but when will i get my next period. i havent talked to my doctor in so long i dont remember what she had said.
Doctor :   Specially your * to 16 days of cycle are unsafe
Doctor :   *8

Doctor :   You will have to take it for 21 days and then after that you will have periods

User :   uhm??
User :   okay
User :   ive been told after the first week of pill taking you can have safe sex. l
Doctor :   After you have pills for complete one month then you can have sex after 10 days of pill intake

Doctor :   It takes one month to be effective
Doctor :   Also it has to be very regular
Doctor :   Do not forget it for a single day
Doctor :   IF more then 2 days of gap is there use protection
User :   okay so take one whole package nd then after 10 days into the second package its okay to have sex. nd yes i will take it everydayy.
Doctor :   Yes you can have

Doctor :   Also keep watch of symptoms like headache, dizziness etc
Doctor :   If anything report to your treating doc
User :   yes ive read about the side effects.

Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor