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Dr. Jeff Livingston
2,365 doctors shared insights

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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Do all birth control pills cause weight gain? 

Do all birth control pills cause weight gain? 

No.: Contrary to popular belief, it birth control pills do not cause true weight gain. Some birth control pills, particularly the higher dosage pills, may cause a slight amount of water retention. ...Read more

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Can birth control cause weight gain?

Can birth control cause weight gain?

Yes: Unfortunately, birth control can cause weight gain, some more so than others, so if it is a big problem for you please discuss this with your ob/gyn or your family doctor! ...Read more

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How does weight gain effect birth control hormone?

How does weight gain effect birth control hormone?

Occassionally: Some of the low dose pills may lose a slight amount of their effectiveness with significant weight gain (20-30lbs) We also know that some forms of birth control are less effective in overweight individuals ...Read more

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Can someone taking a birth control pill control weight gain?

Can someone taking a birth control pill control weight gain?

Yes!: Contrary to popular belief, birth control pills do not cause true weight gain. Some birth control pills, particularly the higher dosage pills, may cause a slight amount of water retention. As long as you maintain a healthy diet and exercise, you can control your weight. ...Read more

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Can the birth control pill triquilar cause weight gain?

Can the birth control pill triquilar cause weight gain?

Any birth control pi: Pill could cause wt gain, at yoru age u shoudl be on the lowest dose one loloestrin- 10 mcg estrogen- the safest and none of my pts complain of wt gain and if u want no more kids you should get an in office transcervical tubal that I do in my office, easy takes 5 minutes called adiana or essure. ...Read more

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Does birth control stop weight loss?

Does birth control stop weight loss?

No: Birth control stopes pregnancy, but weight loss can continue as long as energy expenditure exceeds caloric intake. ...Read more

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How common is weight gain on nuvaring birth control?

How common is weight gain on nuvaring birth control?

Not at all: Nuvaring delivers a very low and steady amount of medication, which has never been shown to directly cause weight gain, base on many studies. Indirect effects and complications appear to be completely comparable to the more traditional birth control pill. ...Read more

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Is weight gain normal on low dose birth control pills?

Is weight gain normal on low dose birth control pills?

No more than 2-3 lbs: Typically long term weight gain is not associated with low dose birth control pills. Upon starting a new pill there may be temporary fluid retention resulting in a 2-3 lb weight gain throught the first 2 to 3 packs of pills. This usually abates with long term use. ...Read more

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Could birth control pills make you gain weight?

Could birth control pills make you gain weight?

No: Birth control pills do not actually make you gain weight. It all comes down to how many calories you eat and how many calories you burn each day. Pregnancy causes actual weight gain. ...Read more

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Will i gain weight using the implanon birth control?

Will i gain weight using the implanon birth control?

See product insert: Yes you may visit web resource http://www.Implanon-usa.Com/en/consumer/about-it/risks-and-side-effects/index.Asp. ...Read more

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Does the estrogen in birth control pills cause weight gain?

Does the estrogen in birth control pills cause weight gain?

Hormones : Oral contraceptives are usually made up of an estrogen and progestrogen. Both are steroids. Both have the potential of causing weight gain. The weight gain can be reduced by lowering the dosage and following a diet and exercise program. ...Read more

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What birth control pill does not cause weight gain?

What birth control pill does not cause weight gain?

Every pill can: Hopefully u are not taking the pill at your age, the lowest dose pill loloestrin has the least cahnce of wt gain, that is my #1 pill i write and have not had anyone complain of wt gain and if u need to take the pill at your age u should be on that pill since it only has 10 mcg of estrogen so lesshance of blood clot , etc. ...Read more

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Can the camila birth control pill make me gain weight?

Can the camila birth control pill make me gain weight?

No: Birth control pills do not actually make you gain weight. It all comes down to how many calories you eat and how many calories you burn each day. Pregnancy causes actual weight gain. ...Read more

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Does taking wieght lost pills affect your birth control pills?

Does taking wieght lost pills affect your birth control pills?

Probably not: Most weight loss pills would have little effect on birth control pills. If you have any question, check the package insert, instructions, or just use a back up method like condoms. ...Read more

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What birth control makes females gain weight? Birth Control Pills or the injection?

No: birth control pills or injection will cause cyclic wt gain and not to affect you in the long run if you exercise and eat right unless you have hormone imbalance or endocrine problems. hope you find the best choce for your family planning. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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


Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more