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A 40-year-old female asked:

i have pulmonary hypertension. can i still take birth control. or should i switch to norethindrone .35mg to reduce the risks?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BP and BP pills: High blood pressure of whatever etiology(cause) requires consultation with your MD to determine the severity and what contraceptive method or birth control pill is best. I don't have BP measurements or know your history to give you a accurate answer.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2014

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