A 23-year-old member asked:
Can birth control be used if a person has essential thrombocytosis?
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Dr. Andrea Knittelanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Usually yes: Birth control- oral contraceptives (ocp) ? Condoms? Foam? Iud? Subq q shots?
I assume ocp is your issue- answer is yes unless you have also had blood clots in veins.
This is a good question to discuss with your oncologist or hematologist who should be seeing you on a regular basis.
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