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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Gorski
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NOT WELL: Put your baby's health and well-being ahead of your personal ego, please. According to published scientific research, home births are twice as likely ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Most women do not create a birth plan. Millions of women have given birth successfully since the beginning of humanity without having a birth plan. Fo ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Modern L&Ds.: Modern l&ds are called birth centers and provide comprehensive peripartum care for mothers and babies.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor pamphlet: A great over view pamphlet has a section on labor in this pamphlet on you and your baby: prenatal care, labor and delivery, and postpartum care- http: ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
As any: As safe as any bcps. Any med has risks.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Connors
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control pills: There are many types and doses of birth control pills. If one is not working well for you after three months, few side effects, talk to your doctor ab ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience in 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please explain: Please give us a little more information so i can answer your question.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If you are already: Pregnant , you should stop the oral contraceptive but it will not terminate an on-going pregnancy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience in Gynecology
Same: These are different brand names for Norethindrone 35 mcg, which is a Progesterone only pill for contraception. The rate of failure when used perfectl ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Most birth control pills work to suppress ovulation.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: All medications expire- ocps, like other meds, do not immediately become inactive on the expiry date, but effectiveness and safety diminish over time, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Waiting: I hope no one is telling you he is taking the male birth control pills. We are still waiting for one to become available.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Birth control pills work by keeping you from ovulating, not by aborting a conceived baby.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Connors
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel): Yes evora is a birth control pill. I do not understand your question.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: There is no direct negative interaction.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Constant dose: Monophasic contraception delivers a single consistent dose of hormones. Other types such as triphasic use different doses of hormones at different poi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Birth control pills often make periods lighter and shorter. They also decrease your risk of ovarian cancer by 50% if taken for 5 years and decrease ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Birth control pills prevent pregnancy, they are contraceptives. This is true for the morning after pill. Abortifacients are different, they cause a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
16 years experience in Neonatology
PossIble: Although the hormone levels are very low in ocpills, there is a potential for side effects. Like female baby can have virilization.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: For most they lighten and shorten the periods. Some lucky patients have no bleeding when taking the pills.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Lo-ovral (norgestel/ethinyl estradiol) has a good track record and has been used successfully for many years by many women. Like any ocp, cardiovascu ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: All birth control pills prevent pregnancy. They are an effective form of birth control as long as you take the pills each day. They can also help yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guolin Wen
25 years experience in Pharmacology
Scary: Oxyelite pro was recalled, i don't know about oxyelite but i ll put them under same category. The scary part is we would never know its interaction w ... Read More

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