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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Abreu
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Not all breast cancers are hereditary or with receptors to hormones. Because you are younger, the risk is smaller. But keep in mind, your risk for b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christian Pariseau
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Deep breath: missed period(s) does not = infertile How did you know you did not ovulate? Missed period? Tracking with home kit? Birth control can help regulat ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Givens
34 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You should be able to at any Planned Parenthood clinic.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Not due to BCPs: Hi. No, constant thirst is not a side effect of BCPs. Diabetes is certainly a possibility, although likely not related to your great granny. Are you u ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Birth control basics: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If you are on an: Emotional roller coaster then you may not be on the optimum oral contraceptive or strength - please let your prescribing provider know.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
No.: Even "aphrodisiacs" are safe! have to be careful with other medications though. Your prescribing physician should always know your complete list of ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely early period: It's likely that you will have some bleeding==or an early period. It's not otherwise harmful, but you should expect bleeding. If you still need birt ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
BCP's: One 2009 study suggested an increased risk for early delivery or low birth weight but according to roger harms md of mayo clinic– this generally has n ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually not: Taking birth control pills will not change your fertility once you stop them. You'll remain as fertile as before & if you've never had children, this ... Read More

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