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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
With periodic exams: Virtual health care is not "online shopping for prescription medications" and needs each patient to have an in-person doctor to do in-person exams per ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety: You need to talk to your provider. The type and amount of estrogen or progesterone in your pills can have an effect on you mental state.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. She should speak with the doctor or gynecologist that prescribed her birth control pills. She may need a lesser dose. Take care.
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Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: The lowering of dose you describe is not significant. It is possible that the pills aggravate preexisting anxiety. It is unlikely to create anxiety fr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Oral contraceptives: May be helpful for treatment of pmdd. Ssri's (selective serontonin reuptake inhibiters) are another option. Take care.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. or ER can check: Heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding may need medication to stop it, to avoid too much blood loss. One's primary care doctor can help. An exam is us ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Birth control : If it worked seems so but perhaps you have another question
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe/effective: Not sure of your question but birth control pills are safe, effective, easy to take - 1 per day, well tolerated, and have other benefits like shorter ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilla Sadri
51 years experience Gynecology
No: Different pills have different doses of estrogen/progesterone. Your doctor may choose the type that best suits you and may also help with additional s ... Read More
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