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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options: There are many options available for effective contraception. The best method for you depends on your age, medical history, your contraceptive goals ( ... Read More
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Dr. Rowan Paul
16 years experience Sports Medicine
More information: Do you want to start birth control and want to know your options? If so you should talk to your primary care doc and OB for more information. Your opt ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safer than Pregnancy: Since the birth control method is not specifed in the queston. In general, if a patient does not have contraindications to a specific method of birth ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
>95%: With "perfect" use (that is : not missing pills, and taking pills at the approximately same time everyday) more than 95% effective at preventing pregn ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: This depends on where you live and what kind of birth control you want. The cheapest method i know of is to use a brand of pills called sprintec. It i ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Best for you: The best birth control method is the one that you like and the one that you will use. There are many options. Any obgyn should be able to guide you th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It all depends: Different birth control methods have different safety profiles. It depends on a individual woman's medical circumstances.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Varies: That depends on the type of birth control used: condom, spermicide, iud, diaphragm, contraceptive medications. Some may provide a barrier and some ma ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discuss with doctor : Effectiveness of birth control varies depending on the method type and use by the patient. Permanent sterilization, implants, iuds are among the most ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few things: The depoprovera shot is very effective and easy to use. You will need one shot every 3 months. Most patients will have no periods but some will have i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
Obtain birth control: Where you obtain birth control depends upon the kind that you wish. Foam & condoms are available in most pharmacies. You need an rx for a diaphragm or ... Read More

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