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Active. What is the best birth control method for a teen?

Active. What is the best birth control method for a teen?

BCP : The pill is simple and easy to use and most of them have low incidence of breakthrough bleeding. The maturity of the teenager and how willing is she to take a pill daily has a lot to do as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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


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What is the best birth control method for a teen?

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 more

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What is the best birth control method for teens?

What  is the best birth control method for teens?

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 more

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Can you tell me what is the best birth control method for me?

Can you tell me what is the best birth control method for me?

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

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In your professional opinion, what is the best birth control method? Pros and cons?

In your professional opinion, what is the best birth control method? Pros and cons?

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

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What is the best birth control method to use after removing implanon?

What is the best birth control method to use after removing implanon?

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

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What is the best and most effective birth control method to use so in the future u can still have childern?

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

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What is the best method of birth control for pcos if you need one?

What is the best method of birth control for pcos if you need one?

The one you use. : Best form of birth control is the one that you will consistently use and use correctly. If the pill is freq missed then another method such as a nuvaring, implanon, or iud may be better. Pco is generally adeq. Addressed with any of the hormonal options. ...Read more

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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?

Birth control: Oral contraceptives, diaphragm as well as condoms are all effective in preventing pregnancy and when their use is stopped allows for the possibility of becoming pregnant. Your ob/gyn could advise what he or she thinks is best suited for you. ...Read more

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Which birth control method would be the best for someone that has HPV?

Which birth control method would be the best for someone that has HPV?

Whatever you prefer: Having HPV shouldn't make any difference. Use whatever contraceptive method you prefer or that your doctor recommends. ...Read more

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What is the best method of birth control if im concerned about acne?

What is the best method of birth control if im concerned about acne?

OCPs: If you can take them, oral contraceptive pills are also indicated for acne, abnormal bleeding, painful cycles, and premenstrual symptoms. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD a good method of birth control, and when is the best time to have it inserted?

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Is the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD a good method of birth control, and when is the best time to have it inserted?

Excellent.: It's an excellent method for birth control. It can be inserted any time. Some providers prefer you to be on your period for the insertion, but you really don't have to be. ...Read more

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How long is one supposed to bleed after a blighted ovum comes out?and what is the best method of birth control afterwards?

How long is one supposed to bleed after a blighted ovum comes out?and what is the best method of birth control afterwards?

Miscarriage bleeding: Bleeding after a miscarriage early on can last about 2-4 weeks getting lighter and lighter as the days go on. The best form of birth control is the one that makes you most comfortable and the one you can remember. The best forms are IUDs and implants. ...Read more

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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

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

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Do all birth control make you gain weight? What is the best birth control for teens?

Do all birth control make you gain weight? What is the best birth control for teens?

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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Which birth control option fits me the best if young and active but selective?

Which birth control option fits me the best if young and active but selective?

Depends: The best birth control (outside of abstinence) is the one that you will use regularly without fail. Many women take the daily pill, but if you cannot remember to take a pill daily then the NuvaRing or an iud or depoprovera may be a better choice for you. ...Read more

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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more