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does aygestin increase the rate of cancers

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Bleeding: is the result of the hormonal therapy: should end 7-10 days after stopping the Norethedrone.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haluk Tezcan
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Not correct: First, progesterones, which Norethindrone is one, is associated with increase risk in breast cancer (i would not state causing it). Risk is more so i ... Read More
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Don't worry: There's very little data that norethindrone causes breast cancer when used to slow down heavy periods. I would have some concern if you had a history ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A little: Synthetic progesterones like noethindrone ("progestins") can increase your risk of blood clots though this risk is very small.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very minimal: If you are very consistent taking the bcp the pg rate is only 1 to 2% at the very most. Of course if you are taking other meds or antibiotics the pill ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not likely: Probably not. Increased breast size, (and tenderness), is usually a side effect of estrogens. Micronor (norethindrone) doesn't have any estrogens.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes, Aygestin (norethindrone) (brand-name), or nor Norethindrone (generic name) is a synthetic progesterone. This would most commonly be prescribed b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Just ask: Just ask - but have in mind an explanation for why you want it, and be prepared to listen to the answer if he/she disagrees.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, you: May use these together.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not yet: I would recommend that you try to stick with the Micronor (norethindrone) or a few more weeks or even a month if you can. Often it takes time for the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Norethindrone: It's a synthetic progestin sold by prescription in the US, commonly given to either start - or sometimes delay - a woman's menstrual period.
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