A 32-year-old female asked:
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does microval cause weight gain?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Studies don't show: Studies do not show a direct link between oral contraceptives and weight gain. I see that you have PCOS from your profile. Patients with PCOS tend to struggle with their weight. Oral contraceptives tend to help with menstrual cycle control in PCOS
Answered on Jun 30, 2015

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Dr. Laura Parks
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Not usually: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud releases a small amount of Progesterone on a daily basis. There is no significant weight gain associated with it.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but uncommon: Less than 5% of Mirena (levonorgestrel) patients report weight gain per fda data.
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Dr. Mary David
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Depends: The dose can make a difference but over all birth control pills containing levonorgestral and ethinyl estradiol have not been shown to cause weight ga ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
All: All Progesterone derivatives have the potential of causing weight gain.
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