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Hormonal contraception shuts down the menstrual cycle all together.

Hormonal contraception stops the menstrual cycle so that you no longer ovulate, thus also in turn you don't menstruate - the idea that hormonal contraception regulates your periods/cycles is thus a myth. People still see regular bleeds on most forms of hormonal contraception, for example on the pill, but this is a withdrawal bleed caused by hormonal drops when going from active to inactive bleeds rather than regular menstruation you'd get with a healthy menstrual cycle.

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Q: What is the Effect of contraceptive on menstrual cycle?
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Which part of the menstrual cycle does the contraceptive pill affect?

The contraceptive pill effects the entire menstrual cycle. The pill suppresses the menstrual cycle in order to prevent ovulation so that you cannot fall pregnant if you were to have sex.

Do you still get a menstrual cycle when on the implanon?

The contraceptive implant prevents the normal menstrual cycle. Some women have irregular bleeding, and others have no bleeding at all.

Can someone else being on the contraceptive pill affect your menstrual cycle?

No it shouldn't effect your menstrual cycle as you are not on any medication. However, it is possible for women who closely associate with each other or live together, for their cycles to arrive around the same time.

Why do doctors reccommend that a female who is not sexually active to take contraceptive pills?

to regulate their menstrual cycle

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How oral contraceptives are related to the phases of the menstrual cycle?

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Do antibiotics effect menstrualcycle?

They do not affect the menstrual cycle itself, however, they WILL affect your birth control (decreasing the effectiveness), which CAN effect your menstrual cycle. You can get pregnant or have changes in your menstrual cycle as if you had missed a week or so on your pills.

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How long are periods meant to last when you have the contraceptive implant?

The contraceptive implant prevents the normal menstrual cycle. Some patients have irregular bleeding, and others have no bleeding at all.

When does your period become regular after stopping the contraceptive implant?

After stopping the contraceptive implant, your menstrual cycle will return to its previous pattern (whether regular or irregular) in four to six weeks.

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Can you accelerate your menstrual cycle?

No, you cannot accelerate your menstrual cycle. Your menstrual cycle is a natural process, a domino effect of hormonal changes that take you through the different phases of your menstrual cycle, you cannot speed-up this process or skip phases of your cycles.