A member asked:

L have poly ovarian sandromes and my doctor gave me diane35 pills but it may cause gain weight is there alternative and i am still breastfeeding?

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Dr. Robert Dons answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

Birth control prills contain estrogen and progesterone-like chemicals. Estrogen does not cause weight gain but progesterone-like medication does. The worst problems with weight gain occur with depo-provera shots usually given every three months.

Answered Jul 5, 2012



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