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What type of birth control contains highest dose of estrogen

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Generally: it's the estrogen component that can lead to hypertension in some individuals.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Dr. PAUL EUNanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No weight loss: Increase in estrogen level is not associated with weight loss at all. You will have to look elsewhere for this.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 43 years experience
Water weight: There are birth control pills which contain drospirenone as the Progesterone (brand names are Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & yazmin). Dro... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes: There are replacement pills containing estrogen and Progesterone for menopausal women.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Saver
Specializes in Family Medicine
Might take longer: The menses which occur from oral contraceptives are "artificial", from the hormones in the pill. Most women will "adjust" within 3 cycles and stop s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
First cycles?: Yes, spotting is common on birth control pills for the first few months. If it continues past 3 months, you may want to talk to your doc about trying ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Palmer
Gynecology 14 years experience
Combined OCP: There is not a great answer to this question. Many types of ocp's can be helpful in preventing large cysts from forming. However, this is not a fool p... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Any time!: The absolute best time to take a birth control pill is when it's convenient for you to remember! These should be taken relatively at the same time eac... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Low dose bcp: Taking low does oral contraceptives replaces all the estrogen you need for normal functions. It is unusual for a "23 y.o." to have "low estrogen". A... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
No definite answer: Usually more related to progesterone. Even among varying dose of estrogen in birth control pills they are all low doses, and generally even the same e... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Doubt it: Some soy products have estrogenic properties. They shouldn't cancel the effects of the BCPs.

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