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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can the progesterone pill make you gain weight?

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Dr. Wendy Askew
25 years experience
Not usually: For most women, the weight changes seen with the progestin-only birth control pill (if that's what you are referring to) is minimal. Some women say that they are very sensitive to any birth control pills, but each individual's experiences are to be noted and respected.
Last updated Jun 8, 2013

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