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Are condoms safe or are contraceptive pills more effective?

Are condoms safe or are contraceptive pills more effective?

Great question!: They overlap in function, but also achieve separate goals. Also, pills have some risks for long-term health. Stds are not avoided by the pill. Pills are a bit more effective against conception. If possible during years that you do not want a baby and might have more than one partner - using both (correctly!) is a great idea. I'm impressed that you care enough to ask - thank you on behalf of others. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more


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Are antifungal pills safe for pregnant women?

Are antifungal pills safe for pregnant women?

Depends on the med.: That is a complex question as there are many different antifungal medications. Most are 'category b' which are safe in pregnancy. However; some are not suggested for nursing mothers' and some are 'category c'; which are considered unsafe in pregnancy. Discussing the choice of medications with an obstetrician; or a primary care physician is advised. ...Read more

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Are sleeping pills safe to use?

Are sleeping pills safe to use?

Sleeping pills: Not sure of your age or other medications taken . Best to consult your physician who prescribed them. ...Read more

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Are there any diet pills that are safe while treating the thyroid?

Are there any diet pills that are safe while treating the thyroid?

Don't do it unless:: Depending on the nature of your thyroid condition, certain diet medication will be contraindicated. Until your thyroid condition is under control, you should not consider medication for weight loss. Medication for weight loss should only be considered with your doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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Is taking birth control pills really dangerous or they are safe to take?

Is taking birth control pills really dangerous or they are safe to take?

Depends: In general birth control pills are a safe drug to take but with all drugs there are side effects and your health history to take into account. Birth control pills are not safe for women with a history of clotting disorders, they are not safe for smokers, they should be used in caution for women with migraine headaches. Talk to your doctor to see if you are safe to take these types of medication. ...Read more

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Which diet pills are safe and effective?

Which diet pills are safe and effective?

See below: Under the guidance of your doctor appetite suppression meds are very helpful, and effective but they are not the answer to weight loss.You must learn to eat correctly. See your md for help.. ...Read more

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Are oral pills safe as regular contraception?

Are oral pills safe as regular contraception?

What is regular?: Oral contraceptives are one of the most effective means of contraception. For most healthy women, they are a safe choice compared with alternatives for birth control. Condoms are still the best protection against std's. ...Read more

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What diet pills are safe with hypothyroidism?

What diet pills are safe with hypothyroidism?

NO diet: Pills are safe or effective for anyone, much less for someone with hypothyroidism. By the way, it's easy to treat hypothyroidism with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement, and then it's like the problem doesn't exist as long as you take the proper medication. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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How effective are anti-depressant pills?

How effective are anti-depressant pills?

Very effective: There is no one antidepressant that is effective for everyone, but there is an antidepressant or combination which will help anyone with depression. Unfortunately, it is a matter of trial and error to find the right treatment. ...Read more

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Are there other medicines for curing pcod except birth control pills?

Are there other medicines for curing pcod except birth control pills?

No: There is no medical cure for pcos. There are effective treatments. The best cure for most women is weight loss which will restore the cycle for most women with pcos. ...Read more

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What are some effective diet pills?

Yes: Fda approved diet pills are only prescribed under your doctor's care and for short times only. Tenuate and Phentermine are the safest, but have certain contraindications. If you think you need a diet pill you likely need a good weight loss physician to prescribe a program for you. Most people fail in dieting because they're not being well supervised and get discouraged. ...Read more

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Diet pills are really safe?

No: No they increase heart rate most of the time and can put strain on your heart. ...Read more

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What birth control options are safe and effective for women?

What birth control options are safe and effective for women?

Birth control safety: All have a degree of risk, but the ones considered most safe and effective are usually long term types with progesterone, like IUDs and Nexplanon. IUDs come with 3, 5, and 10 years of prevention and are 99.9% effective. The 10 year IUD has no hormone. The Nexplanon device has progesterone and lasts 3 years. Least effective--barrier (condoms), pills. Talk to your doctor about what is best for you. ...Read more

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Are topical steroids safe for women?

Are topical steroids safe for women?

Yes: The use of topical steroids is for a variety of cutaneous, mucosal and occular conditions to name a few. This also includes your pets. They are safe but like any medication you take they can have side effects. Theirs can include allergic reaction to the product, infection, tissue atrophy if you use too high a amount on thin skin. The safety is similar in women, men, children, pets, etc. ...Read more

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Are there any sleeping pills that are safe to take?

Are there any sleeping pills that are safe to take?

Many options: It seems to always be a challenge to obtain adequate sleep in this stressful life. Medicines are sometimes used. Many are considered safe. Use of benedryl, Ambien and Lunesta (eszopiclone) in their standard doses are considered safe. Avoiding excess alcohol and caffeine as well as using natural options like stretching, yoga, and meditation till be your best choices. ...Read more