give it a week and take a pregnancy test.
at age 50, chances are very low of naturally conceiving a child, but not 0%.
what I would recommend as you move foward from here is go to your doctor on day 3 of your cycles..
so the next time you have a period, the 3rd day of bleeding get your blood drawn.
you want to have an FSH,LH and Estradiol level done.
if the FSH on day 3 is higher than 25, there have been no documented pregnancies with a level of 25 or higher...
thus, contraception would no longer be necessary.
read above and let me know if you have further questions
just to mentioned I dont want anymore children at my age because at my age I think I am more closer to menopause hence my concerns.
were you able to read about the blood tests I mentioned above?
what if I do not I do not go to my doctor on day 3 of my cycle as mentioned? and what are my chances of getting pregnant at this time.
yes I do understand the blood test above
or somewhere around there
sorry to ask but are you sure about this that my chances of becoming pregnant is low is tha what you are saying?
yes. that's what I'm saying
so after a week and there is no period I should do a pregnancy test. What if it comes out positive
then I would get a blood test to confirm
answer your questions?
what are my chances using the withdrawal method of not getting pregnant?
yes you did answer my question
essentially the same...
withdrawal method really isn't effective as contraception
failure rate is about the same as a woman's chance of becoming pregnant each month
that I know of for sure
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what other method of contraception would you recomend for my age. No condoms. FYI I am married. I hate condoms and so is my husband
if you wanted to be really careful you could get an IUD...
that's very reliable and no maintenance..
but, if you were going to go to the doctor I would do the blood tests to see if you needed anything
no IUD no sir
I would take your suggestions and go to the doctor after Ihave done the home test
but I will wait for a week and see what happens
I think that's a good plan
do you think also is it because i am using thepills for a long period causes the delay of my period?
that's possible...but more likely you're entering that phase where your periods will become irregular
do you think I should continue to use the pills at my age? to me they are very reliable once taking them as directed
as long as a woman doesn't smoke there is no age restriction on the pill
yes i understand that I am reaching the stage or soon to hit menapause that why to I have decided to come off thepills
I thought there was a restriction becasue my doctor wanted me tostop using the pills when I became 35 years old but I continued and Ihad no problems
I do understand...it's a tricky time
I have my regular check up include pap smear and pelvic examinations.
well, use of a pill for 5 years or more decreased risk of uterine and ovarian cancers..
it is a tricky time of course thats why I am a bit worried that my period is late
well, I wouldn't be too worried...just do the test in a week to put your mind at ease
do you think I should continue to use thepill? I just came off them last month that why I am soconcern about my late period
personally, I would use the blood tests in my practice to make such a recommendation.
but, from my point of view..you are less likely to conceive naturally than the failure rate of the pill.
I do not want to wait to long because if in fact that the test is positive i should think about abortion no children at this age no sir
you have time...don't fret
I think that will be all for now
take care and good luck to you
I will see what happen from here on
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