Topic: patch

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"Is it normal to have sexual desire when wearing a birth control patch? And can you wear two patches at the same time?" -lili, Lynn, MA

"Where are all the places I can put the patch?"

"I am a new user of Ortho Evra (the patch). It is directed to begin use on the first day of your period, or on the first Sunday following your period. Yesterday, on a Sunday, I thought I started my period, so I put the patch on. I think I made a mistake, because I just had spottong, and I still do not have my period today. What do you recommend that I do? Should I take the patch off, or should I leave it on?" -Megan, Chicago, IL

"How long does it take for the hormones from the patch to leave and enter your system? I have been on the patch for about two months now. I just finished my week without a patch. About 2 hours after I put the patch on, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Now I am afraid that I may be pregnant. " -Vanessa, Greensboro, North Carolina

"I have been using the Ortho Evra patch. I had it off for about 9 hours one day, because I needed to find a replacement patch. Could I be pregnant? Also, does wearing the patch while pregnant affect the pregnancy test?" -Cesarina, Union, NJ

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