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Are Birth Control Pills Still Required If Periods Have Discontinued?

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Posted on Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Question: My girlfriend is 52 years old and has not had her period for over two years. Do we still need to use contraception like the birth control pill?
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Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

Your girlfriend has probably attained menopause. Hence no Menstrual cycle.

There is absolutely no chance of pregnancy. There is no need of any contraceptive pill or birth control pills.

Let me know if you need anymore help.

Regards
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Are Birth Control Pills Still Required If Periods Have Discontinued?

Brief Answer: No Detailed Answer: Hi, I understand your concerns. Your girlfriend has probably attained menopause. Hence no Menstrual cycle. There is absolutely no chance of pregnancy. There is no need of any contraceptive pill or birth control pills. Let me know if you need anymore help. Regards