Fertility Center of Dallas

Glossary Terms

Contraceptive, Oral

A medication that prevents ovulation and pregnancy. Up to 3 percent of women taking the pill will become anovulatory when they stop taking it. The regulatory effects of the pill can also disguise symptoms of fertility problems — for example, an irregular cycle or endometriosis. May be used to control the symptoms and development of endometriosis.

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