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What's the best birth control pill that will not decrease libido or cause weight gain?

What's the best birth control pill that will not decrease libido or cause weight gain?

Most are good: The triphasic types seem to have the least adverse effects and are as efficacious. ...Read more

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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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 you tell me what to do about birth control pill and weight gain?

Can you tell me what to do about birth control pill and weight gain?

Watch diet: 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. Try to increase activity and make lower calorie food choices. ...Read more

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Please tell me, is weight gain inevitable when on the birth control pill?

Please tell me, is weight gain inevitable when on the birth control pill?

No: Their is no evidence to support the idea that birth control pills cause weight gain. If their is a relationship between the two it is unusual. Most women do not gain weight from taking birth control pills. ...Read more

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What birth control pill is recommended for the least amount of weight gain?

What birth control pill is recommended for the least amount of weight gain?

Lowest dose: Some women gain and others lose but I would take the pill that is considered the lowest dose. ...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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What birth control pill has least side effects and weight gain?

What birth control pill has least side effects and weight gain?

Loestrin 28.: At age 48, you will be starting menapause and will no longer need bc. Your period will stop auromatically. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a birth control pill that will not cause extreme weight gain?

Does anyone know of a birth control pill that will not cause extreme weight gain?

Depends: In average the weight gain while taking birth controll pills averages around 5 pounds. So is not that bad. It is very important to have an active lifestyle and adequate diet while taking birth controll pills. ...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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I am on the birth control pill...will the pill cause weight gain?

I am on the birth control pill...will the pill cause weight gain?

Birth control pill: Birth control pills are in frequent use around the world and weight gain is not caused by these pills.

If you are gaining weight see a dietitian for advice. ...Read more

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Does the birth control pill cause weight gain? (Levora)

Does the birth control pill cause weight gain? (Levora)

Weight gain is: A possible side effect of Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). ...Read more

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Is there birth control pill that helps anemia and acne without weight gain?

Is there birth control pill that helps anemia and acne without weight gain?

No pill: Has been shown conclusively to cause weight gain, although many choose to believe it. No birth control pills have an absolutely consistent side effect profile either. All birth control pill choices basically come down to 'try it and see.'. ...Read more

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Is yammni birth control pill has any side effects like weight gain, irritation etc. Pls advice me less side effect pills or method.?

Is yammni birth control pill has any side effects like weight gain, irritation etc. Pls advice me less side effect pills or method.?

No: The only birth control method shown to cause weight gain is depot provera (medroxyprogesterone). Birth control pills do not cause weight gain. They can cause mood changes, but these typically will lesson or go away completely after a few months. A birth control method with no hormonal side effects would be the copper iud or condoms. ...Read more

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What birth control pill does not cause weight gain? I want to know if levonorgestrel 0.03 mg or 2.5 mg estradiol + 1, 5 nomegestrol cause weight gain?

What birth control pill does not cause weight gain? I want to know if levonorgestrel 0.03 mg or 2.5 mg estradiol + 1, 5 nomegestrol cause weight gain?

Options: In general, the low dose combination pills (20mcg of estrogen) do not cause weight gain. Pregnancy, however, does! So it's probably worth taking the very small chance of a few pounds on the pill rather than the very good chance of an in unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, its always late, sometimes its 2 month late, sometime 1month, 15days late. Will birth control pill results weight gain?

I have irregular periods, its always late, sometimes its 2 month late, sometime 1month, 15days late. Will birth control pill results weight gain?

not likely: Most women who start birth control pills or other methods of birth control don't have side effects. The most common one for pills is irregular bleeding for the first 1-3 months; other methods like the shot are more likely to cause irregular bleeding at least at first. Other side effects can be nausea, headaches, mood changes, breast tenderness. Most women don't gain weight with the pill. ...Read more

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37yr old starting bc for pain ov cysts what is a good 2nd gen birth control pill with no weight gain acne or facial hair effects worried about clots.

37yr old starting bc for pain ov cysts what is a good 2nd gen birth control pill with no weight gain acne or facial hair effects worried about clots.

Loloestrin the best: My #1 pill I prescribe, it is only 10 mcg estrogen the safest pill, least chance for blood clot, wt gain, bloating also since it is 24 active pills and then 2 estrogen pills u are only off for 2 days less chance cyst formation and lighter to no periods, and your doc should have samples to start u off and mail order $45 for 3 months, I am giving a lecture tonight on advantages of loloestrin. ...Read more

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Other than tubal ligation and taking a pill every day, what is the best birth control option for me if I am deathly afraid of weight gain?

Other than tubal ligation and taking a pill every day, what is the best birth control option for me if I am deathly afraid of weight gain?

LARC's are best: The number 1, best, most effective methods of pregnancy prevention for heterosexual girls and women are "forgettable LongActing Reversible Contraceptives"which include IUD's (ParaGard, Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Skyla) and subdermal implants (Implanon, Nelanon). A daily contraceptive pill is not. The option of sterilization by tubal occlusion procedures is usually chosen by women who want a more permanent method. ...Read more

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What birth control pill is good and won't make me gain weight?

What birth control pill is good and won't make me gain weight?

Loloestrin: My #1 pill, only 10 mcg of estrogen, the lowest dose u can take, no guarntees but I have not had any of my pts complain of wt gain on that pill, so make an appt with your gyn, I also give my pts., some samples to start out with, it is a brand name pill which is much better than a generic pill, and there is no generic for that pill, and also there is a $10 off coupon u can print. ...Read more

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What types of birth control pill will not make you gain weight?

What types of birth control pill will not make you gain weight?

Low dose pills: Most birth control pills are not associated with any more than 5 pounds of weight gain and that can happen with eating out at a restaurant once a week. People always worry about weight gain but with the low dose pills that are out these days, it just isn't a reality. Most weight gain is from food indiscretions or poor choices that we make on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Does birth control pills really give effects on my appetite and weight gain?

Does birth control pills really give effects on my appetite and weight gain?

Sometimes: Bcp do not always have side effects including weight gain and increased appetitive. They are a very effective contractive so do not be afraid. Give them a try and see how you do with them. You can always change to another choice. ...Read more

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Need expert opinion on when gaining weight from the birth control pill-is it water weight or actual fat?

Weight issues: Studies suggest that women that go on birth control pills can either gain weight, not gain weight or remain the same. Most people that gain weight are looking for answers why. Taking medication at around the same time can give a suggested connection. However most likely one does not exist. ...Read more

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I'm on injectable birth control and was considering taking maca root for weight gain....Can I take the maca pills while on birth control?

Sure but: Maca root has not been proven scientifically to do anything so it's unlikely to help in this circumstance. Exercise, lift weights, and increase your protein intake nutritiously. ...Read more

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What birth control pill is least likely to make me gain weight?

Almost none: The idea of gaining weight with bcp is common but not proven. The new generation of bcp have very low dose of hormones and do not cause weight gain. The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot was one of the only contraceptive methods that was associated with weight gain but it is rarely used now days. ...Read more

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Can you gain more weight with nouvaring than the birth control pill?

Can you gain more weight with nouvaring than the birth control pill?

Not on low dose: When compared with women using nonhormonal methods of birth control, women using NuvaRing or low dose pills do not show any difference in weight gain. Unfortunately, most women tend to gain weight as they get older, and this probably has more to do with the slowing of the metabolic rate than anything else. ...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

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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