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weight gain with copper t

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes...but...: A woman can use anything as an excuse when she gains weight. However, there is no hormones attached to the copper IUD so any weight gain would not be ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Copper IUDs and Weight Gain. Weight gain isn't listed as a side effect of ParaGard. Anecdotal evidence from women using the device indicates IUDs caus ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Glueck
57 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Probably not: The copper T should not have metabolic effects
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be: The spotting between periods and low back ache could be due to the copper t having caused an infection. However, the IUD won't cause weight gain or a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Relative risk: Your physician will give you the information you need to make choices, but remember that a pregnancy, wanted or unwanted, carries risks that on balanc ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Side effacts: They both have side effects but I prefer the copper T. Good Luck
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Mood Stabilizers: Most of them do cause weight gain except perhaps topamax which is a weak mood stabilizer at best, also new generation atypical, geodon, (ziprasidone) ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Mood stabilizer: At the right therapeutic dose , topamax along with Abilify (aripiprazole) seems to work the best, at least in my experience.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Wt. gain: Some are wellbutrin , Prozac & viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Can be an advantage: Risperidone may cause weight gain. Sticking to a healthy low calorie diet will certainly help minimize the weight gain. Along with adequate exercise, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Yes it can: Especially if you have obstructive sleep apnea.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: Unfortunately Mme it is not a pick and choose matter, it depends on the condition and which dug best suits the case and doesn't interact with other me ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bariatric Surgery: You may or may not be a good candidate for bariatric/weight loss surgery. After surgery it requires changes in lifestyle or much of the weigh can ret ... Read More
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