October 20, 2018
 


Birth control pill question

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Patient: How long after taking the birth control pill does it show up in your blood/urine. Taking the Micronor pill

Symptoms: No symptoms

Doctor: Hello,it is advised that if you are taking the pack for the first time then you should follow barrier contraception f or atleast 2 weeks before the contraception is fully effective and the hormone levels are such that they inhibit ovulation.Provided the pack has been started from day 1 or day 2 of start of menses.I hope i have answered your query,wishing you good health, regards


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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