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Should you sue the drug company if your birth control pill cause a stroke

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Correlations: There is a distinct increase in risk of a stroke in those women who have a history of migraine with aura (classical migraine) who take birth control p ... Read More
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Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Multifactorial: Combination of factors. Add obesity and sedentary lifestyles in north america and you are at higher risk. It is common for european and increasingly a ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Birth control pill: The safest birth control pill is the one that works for you. But you want to take the lowest dose pill that works for you, so discuss with your physi ... Read More
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Birth control: The lower the dose of estrogen in the pill the safer it will be but all pills can cause clots. If you insist on using hormonal contraception, one of t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Some risk- but small: It is a very small risk, but estrogen increases the risk of blood clotting, which could result in a heart attack or stroke. This is very rare, and sh ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Some birth: control pills place you at higher risk of all thromboembolic disorders, especially if you have other risk factors, including smoking or advanced age. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
You may be pregnant: I don't know the pill, dosage, day(s?) you forgot, but since they prevent pregnancy if taken as prescribed, you can do the logic. There's a possibilit ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Birth control pills do not cause abortion if taken correctly. Even if overdosed - if a woman took a whole pack at once - it would not cause abortion, ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No it cannot.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Try another: Try first low dose E2 level pill. If ok, may try full dose BCP
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Gain: Usuky gain weight.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chiquitha Cornelius
10 years experience Clinical Psychology
That depends on a of: Factors such as genetics, what are you predeposition to, hormonal imbalances, it's rare. But this is better discussed and looked into with your ob/gyn ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth Control Pills: Some birth control pills will cause pregnancy symptoms, especially when starting them for the first time. After a while your body adapts to the pills ... Read More

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