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Posted by: Emma | 2007/08/21

Evra pathces??

Hi, I have been using these patches for 3 years and stopped about 2 months ago. How long would it take my body to recover and be normal again and if I was sexually activein the last 2 months could I have become pregnant? I know most pills has a 2-6 months period before your body recovers, is this the smae with the patch?

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Dear Emma

The evra patches work exactly like the oral contraceptive pill and hence should have no bearing on fertility long-term. Return to ovulation should occur immediately i.e. within the first month and therefore the potential for pregnancy is almost immediate.

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