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Teen sexual health problems.?

Teen sexual health problems.?

Question?: If you are asking whether teens may have problems with their sexual health, the answer is yes. Seek help. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
2,405 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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Will stopping birth control pill better my emotional state?

Will stopping birth control pill better my emotional state?

Possibly: Birth control pills have a hormonal component to them, thus potentially affecting your emotions. Cessation of a birth control pill can potentially better your emotional state. Always speak with your doctor before stopping any medications. ...Read more

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Is birth control free for girls at family planning clinics?

Is birth control free for girls at family planning clinics?

Most likely!: Depending on where you live, most family planning clinics have programs for free or reduced cost birth control. Planned parenthood, which has locations nationwide, does provide free or low cost birth control for girls. So do many of the adolescent medicine programs that are located in children's hospitals. ...Read more

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Birth control dates having sex?

Birth control dates having sex?

Natural family plan?: Are you asking about natural family planning? Here is a link to reliable information about that method of birth control: http://www.Natural-family-planning.Info/. ...Read more

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Does birth control have effects on emotions and sex drive?

Does birth control have effects on emotions and sex drive?

Yes, can happen: I assume you are asking about the effects of oral contraceptives - aka "the pill." the active ingredients in oral contraceptives are hormones, specifically, synthetic forms of the "female" hormones, estrogen ; progesterone. Unfortunately, oral contraceptives can lower sex drive ; negatively affect mood. But there are various "pills" available, ; people respond differently to different ones. ...Read more

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Does Birth control pills change your attitude?

Does Birth control pills change your attitude?

Maybe. Maybe not.: Women with menstrual cycles naturally have gradually changing levels of hormones each day... it's a cycle. The changing levels of hormones affect mood, which means part of one's mood each day is due to changing levels of hormones. Birth control pills have a similar effect... which means a woman's mood on birth control pills may be better, the same, or worse than off pills. Have to try it to see. ...Read more

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Can taking birth control at a young age negatively affect your menstrual cycle?

Can taking birth control at a young age negatively affect your menstrual cycle?

No: Taking the "pill" at a young age will usually not effect your period once you stop it. ...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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Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer detection and birth control. A few other areas of interest like pregnancy termination, a small percentage of their total efforts, have been a target of politically inspired demagogues. Female teen sexual health is addresed there. ...Read more

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Can birth control decrease sex drive?

Can birth control decrease sex drive?

Sure: Lots of medications effect sex drive. A large contributor to sex drive is hormone levels/fluctuations. Birth control pills are hormones and thus can effect sex drive. ...Read more

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What % pregnancy protection with birth control pill use?

What % pregnancy protection with birth control pill use?

Approaches 99%: With typical use, birth control pill efficacy rates is about 92%. With perfect use, efficacy rate is over 99%. Nothing is 100% except abstinence. Remember to take your pill daily around the same time of day to achieve optimal results. ...Read more

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Could birth control pills increase sex drive?

Could birth control pills increase sex drive?

A better question...: If the goal is to increase sex drive, the question is what is causing a decrease to begin with. Decreased desire can have many causes, both psychological and physiological. It would be useful to have an idea about the likely cause before proposing a solution. A good start would be a frank conversation with your doctor and a good medical workup to address potential medical/health issues. ...Read more

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Teen sexual health site?

Teen sexual health site?

Iwannaknow: Iwannaknow.Com separates fact from myth and is a good resource for teens. ...Read more

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For having protective sex which one has more priority 1. condemn 2.birth control pill.

For having protective sex which one has more priority 
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Condom, both is best: Birth control pills are very helpful in not getting pregnant, but even if you use them properly you still need to use a condom to prevent sexually transmitted infections. Using both is optimal. See checklists in healthtap on having safe sex. ...Read more

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Will male fertility drugs cause pregnancy in a female taking birth control pills?

Will male fertility drugs cause pregnancy in a female taking birth control pills?

Birth Control Pill: If your partner is taking a low dose birth control pill, or misses several pills, there may not be enough hormone to suppress ovulation and she can get pregnant whether you are taking male fertility drugs or not. Still, if you are taking male fertility supplements, it suggests you may have a low sperm count and that reduces the chance of her conceiving. You should get semen analysis to find out. ...Read more

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Can a teen get on the birth control pill without parents finding out?

Teen birth control: In many states yes. In pennsylvania there is a law that allows minor to get birth control without their parents consent. I encourage teens to talk openly with their parents about sex. Some teens cannot for a variety of reasons and it is important for them to be able to take care of themselves with respect to all parts of their health. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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. Daniel Saurborn
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Teen Sexual Health (Definition)

Teen sexual health refers to the treatment and health maintenance of issues related to sexuality in teenagers. This may include prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, and the ...Read more