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do all birth control pills have the chance of causing melasma? what about weight gain?

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Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Combined OC: Melasma is mostly seen with combined oc's, those that have estrogen an progesterone. The mini pill or Progesterone only pills do not usually cause that much of an effect.

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