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The birth control patch (such as Ortho Evra) is placed directly on the skin of your buttocks, stomach, upper arm or upper torso. Any comments?

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  1. Ileen says:

    What is the possibility of someone on the birth control patch getting pregnant if they have sex the day after their period week and didn't put the patch back on?

  2. Rosio says:

    1 … no it doesnt necessarily mean ull have 7 day long periods … they could still be 5 2 … the sticky stuff will be there, 3 … yes its still just as effective, its there 24 hrs a day but only releases the meds into ur body at certain times during the day4 … ys i would put it on my butt .. and switch sides every weeki was on the patch for almost 5 yrs .. i went on other birth control thruout .. but always came back to the patch. i liked it the most. it sucks sometimes, bc the patch might fall off and ull have to replace it with a new one, and when time comes to replace it, u have to replace it again. and that may mean that ull be going thru more patches then ure given .. but it doesnt happen often.

  3. Wanita says:

    I just switched my birth control have had sex on the from the patch to the the patch for about a pill but i stopped taking week? before i switched and i 13th and the 15th. my

  4. Allene says:

    The birth control patch works by absorbing the hormones that prevents the release of eggs, creating a thickening to the cervix and changing the uterus to prevent implantation. For more information, look here: http://www.americanpregnancy.or… More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Reproductive/how_does_the_birth_control_patch_work

  5. Bea says:

    Birth control has evolved greatly since the introduction of "the pill" in the 1960s. Today, women have many choices for contraception that are convenient and effective. One of the most recent innovations in birth control and contraception i… More:http://www.ehow.com/facts_4923182_what-birth-control-patch.html

  6. Devon says:

    If you are considering your options regarding birth control the orthoevra patch also known as the birth control patch may be an option for you. As with most types of birth control it is important to know the side effects of birth control pa… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5010911_use-birth-control-patch.html

  7. Ardella says:

    The birth control patch (such as Ortho Evra) is placed directly on the skin of your buttocks, stomach, upper arm or upper torso.

  8. Diana says:

    To use the birth control patch, a woman must put the patch on the first day of the menstrual cycle and once every week (preferably on the same day of the week) Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_4579643_facts-birth-control-patches.html

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