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Birth Control Pill Side Effects
Side effect OCP: Common side effects include: nausea, breast tenderness, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, swelling, weight changes, emotional changes and dark patches on the face. Serious side effects include: blood clots, stroke, gallbladder problems, and hypertension. These can all occur with any oral contraceptive pill. ...Read more
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
Why do birth control pills side effects say weight gain but some doctors say only the shot ...But plenty of women complain about bc pill weight gain?
Varies: The pill will cause some cyclic variation in fluid retention. That would appear to cause weight gain. That fluid retention would wax and wane with the cycle, so the gain would wax and wane as well with no cumulative net gain over time. Women who gain weight over time are ingesting more calories than they are burning and those calories do not come from the birth control pill. ...Read more
Loestrin 28.: At age 48, you will be starting menapause and will no longer need bc. Your period will stop auromatically. ...Read more
How do you distinguish between too much estogen in a birth
control pill causing your side effects or the type of pill (ex.
Monophasic, triphasic, bi. ?
Nausea: There are some estrogen effects such as headache and nausea, as well as bleeding the end of the cycle that can be indicative of too much estrogen. Remember though that estrogen was placed in the pill to prevent thiinig of the uterine lining that causes bleeding. It can take 3 months to regulate the bleeding on an ocp so be patient if just starting. The bleeding profiles ocp's not much different. ...Read more
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
Relative: It's all relative. Everything has + ; -. For example, the medicine that people overdose on the most ; end up needing liver transplants for is tylenol (acetaminophen). Doesn't mean you won't use tylenol (acetaminophen). Yes, bcps have some serious side effects but you can minimize some of those by not smoking, losing weight, ; being health with diet ; exercise. The upside of bcps though is not getting pregnant ; clearer skin. ...Read more
Please discuss this: With your gyn as your gyn knows u and your medical history and gyn history my #1 pill i put my pts on is loloestrin since it is the lowest dose combination pill, only 10 mcg of estrogen so least amount of wt gain, bloating, chance for blood clot etc. And i always give my pts a few samples to make sure they like the pill, and it agrees with them before they ahve to spend money. ...Read more
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