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Forum Name: Fertility
|PineappleHead - Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:53 am||
Hello, my girlfriend started taking Yaz back in august because she was not ovulating, therefore not having her period. The Dr. said that after some time on Yaz it should hopefully regulate her and maybe she would begin ovulating again after getting off the pill. We have sex quite frequently and she takes her pill everyday without missing AND we use a condom everytime. Given these circumstances, is there any chance she IS ovulating somehow or will in the future and how effective is Yaz + a condom? I'm a worrier so any information would be appreciated. Thank you!
|Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:30 pm||
Yaz plus condom will bring your chances of pregnancy to about zero. The pill alone, when taken as directed, has only a 1% failure rate and condoms are similar so the chances of the two failing together, at the same time, is practically non-existent and I would expect she is not ovulating at this time.
Only time will tell if this treatment will get her ovulating once she stops the pill. It is a standard first-line treatment and if that doesn't work there are other techniques to be tried. Patience is in order now.
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