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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Body: Wraps cause you to lose water, not weight. They are a waste of time an money. They don't have any effect on birth control, or anything else for that m ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In office tubal !!!: If u do not want any more kids, easy to do takes 5 minutes, I do them on my pts and they are awake with some minor pain pills- you miss 1/2 day of wor ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Copper IUD: If you want a reversible form of BC the copper IUD can provide it with that success rate. All IUD's are a bit pricy & installation uncomfortable b ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Hormonal birth control is safe in most women except for women who have a history of blood clot, liver disease, or cardiovascular risks that could put ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: on your medical history so consult your GYN.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes, but...: Hi. If you did well on one, why switch to another? If your insurance makes you, you can often get the same estrogen/progestin combination and doses un ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Potentially: Possible side effects from birth control pills can include breakthrough bleeding, nausea, vomiting, mood swings, headaches, dizziness, decreased sex d ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few: Not in any order: condoms/spermicide, diaphragms with spermicide, paraguard iud, tubal ligation or vasectomy, abstinence (not a popular method).
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Belk
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Antibiotics do not decrease the effectiveness of BCP's
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not known to: There is no evidence that ashwagandha has any interaction with hormonal birth control. I checked several databases on interactions; ashwagandha is not ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Depends: Many anti-convulsant medications interfere with birth control pill metabolism and can result in ineffective hormonal function. The reverse is true as ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Gaining weight: Hormonal birth control should not make you gain weight. As I read your question you are no longer overweight - you can be pleased with yourself. If I ... Read More
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