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Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Abstinence is 100%: Technically, the best birth control method is abstinence, because it is 100% effective at preventing pregnancy. However, if you are sexually active, then a combination of oral contraceptives and barrier protection (e.g., condoms) is the best method of preventing pregnancy. Talk to your doctor about which oral contraceptives would work best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The one u will use: The best control is the one you will use. Different people will make different choices. There are lots of options. I prefer options where teens don't have to remember something daily. Mirena (levonorgestrel) or paragard iuds are great. Implanon is a small insert that goes in your arm that can last up to 3 yrs. The depoprovera shot is once every 3 months. The pill, patch and NuvaRing are other options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Unfortunately, not without more information. Its a complicated decision in someone who is 46 years old. Do you smoke? Do you have any medical problems such as high blood-pressure, diabetes, Lupus or heart-disease? This is really a discussion that you need to have with your doctor! Best wishes! ...Read more
Birth control: depovera- some have trouble getting pregnant after stopped. 3 m Implanon progesterone -implant x 3 y ,don't think about it every day, does not have the risk of blood clots like estrogen. IUD 2 types copper & copper +progestin long term, can fall out embed perforate infection(lo risk). no clot Pills Progesterone- need to be precise in taking. No clots Estrogen- issue :clots f/u doc ...Read more
One you will use: Sounds like a condescending answer but the best birth control method is the one you feel most comfortable with and will practice faithfully. If you are looking for a method that doesn't require constant effort (like implanon) then perhaps an iud like paraguard or Mirena (levonorgestrel) is right for you. ...Read more
What is the best and most effective birth control method to use so in the future u can still have childern?
Progesterone IUD: Mirena (levonorgestrel) and skyla are iud's - they are the most effective form of birth control that still give you the ability to have children in the future. They can last up to 5 and 3 years respectively. They shorten and lighten menstrual periods. Some women will stop their periods all together. They are very safe and rapid return to fertility is normal after removal. ...Read more
I'm a 28 yr old female with 2 month old. I'm looking for a birth control that still leaves the option for more kids if i want. What is the best method?
Is the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD a good method of birth control, and when is the best time to have it inserted?
How long is one supposed to bleed after a blighted ovum comes out?and what is the best method of birth control afterwards?
I'm considering changing birth control method, what would be best for a teen on lexapro, (escitalopram) bupropion, singular, and fish oil?
Birth control: sounds like you need advice from those who know you far more in detail than us out here ...Read more
Although it will be my first month using birth control can I still skip placebo week to skip my period?What's the best method to prevent from spotting
Yes: If you skip your placebo week pills and go straight into another three weeks of active pills, you will most likely be able to prevent any bleeding. It's not 100% perfect! but it almost always works. You can do this for three cycles in a row if you like, taking 7 placebo pills only after the third "continuous" cycle. ...Read more
No, not all.: Even on hormonal birth control many women do not gain weight. There are also many non-hormonal options. The best option depends on personal factors such as medical history, lifestyle factors and reproductive goals. Iud is now favored more for teens due to its reliability. All options should be discussed with one's healthcare provider. Also remember only condoms protect against stds. ...Read more
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