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A 32-year-old female asked:

Can levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed be the cause of my swelling in my ankles and slightly in my fingers i've been on it for 2 months before the pill i had iud merina also?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not very likely : Birth control pills would be extremely low on the long list of things that cause swelling in fingers and ankles. I would schedule a visit with a primary care doctor to evaluate this.

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Last updated Sep 13, 2016

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