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can you tell me if birth-control pills change your body?

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Dr. Keith Hansen
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Birth control pills: Yes. The birth control pills are either pure progestin (progestin only pills) or estrogen and progestin (usual type of oral contraceptive pill). The birth control pill can have multipe effects on the body, primarily in the reproductive system. The progestin component works by suppressing ovulation and preventing releast of an egg. There are multilple other effects.

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