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can i become sterile from birth control?

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i am taking the birth control Tri-Sprintec and have been for almost a year now and i think its great but i would like to know if i could become staril from it
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replied June 14th, 2011
Hello,

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I am assuming that you mean sterile.No you cannot be streile by consuming birth control pills as they just prevent ovulation by causing hormonal fluctuations and as you stop them fertility reverses after few months.It is good that you are accustomed to the pills and can continue with them for longer duration.

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