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Can anyone recomend me best birthcontrol pills name or method i m living in sweden ?

Can anyone recomend me best birthcontrol pills name  or method i m living in sweden ?

No Endorsement: Nope. We do not recommend or endorse any treatment here. The right answer to your question must come from your physician who know's your body, your history and can find the best product for you. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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


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I'm switching from brand name to generic birthcontrol. I take it responsibly. Is there a difference between brand and generic? Will there be a change?

I'm switching from brand name to generic birthcontrol. I take it responsibly. Is there a difference between brand and generic? Will there be a change?

Not likely : If you are changing to the generic version of the exact same brand name then there no chemical difference at all. The only difference is the cost and the packaging ...Read more

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What is the name of the hormone prescribed to treat breakthrough bleeding within hours? While on extended cycle birthcontrol .

What is the name of the hormone prescribed to treat breakthrough bleeding within hours? While on extended cycle birthcontrol .

See below: Medroxyprogesterone (provera) can be used for abnormal uterine bleeding, but use may depend on severity of bleeding, how long woman has been on current contraceptive, whether she has missed any pills, etc. See gynecologist for evaluation. Depending on above factors, may need different oc pill. ...Read more

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How do I get birthcontrol?

How do I get birthcontrol?

U need prescription: Your family doc, ob/gyn physician, or if you don't have a private doc, you can use your local planned-parenthood service to obtain such care and prescription for birth control. Also, condom is an effective birth control method that does not require a prescription and has an advantage of preventing stds--birth control pills cannot claim this protection. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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what is most safest birthcontrol way?

 what is most safest birthcontrol way?

Depends: Safest health-wise? A condom. Temporary and hormone free. Safest for not having babies? A tubal ligation or vasectomy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Could birthcontrol make you gain weight?

Could birthcontrol make you gain weight?

Birth control weight: A variety of medications have been implicated in weight gain. Some alter hormone levels, some appetite, some fat depostion, some metabolism. Steroids, diabetic medications, certain antidepressants, and certain contraceptives. These are unlikely to np be the only mechanism for weight gain, but in combination with poor diet and low exercise level, can definitely contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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Can isagenix affect the birthcontrol microgestin1/5?

Can isagenix affect the birthcontrol microgestin1/5?

Difficult to tell: To my knowledge, isagenix has not performed any studies that would show what impact isagenix has on the effectiveness of birth control pills. Having said that, the effectiveness of the isagenix diet is disputed by serious authors. https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/isagenix-study-is-not-convincing/ ...Read more

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How good are birthcontrol if you are taking anyibiotics?

How good are birthcontrol if you are taking anyibiotics?

Antibiotics: You should not rely on the pills as a contraceptive while you take the antibiotics and you may have some bleeding as the blood level of the birth control pill in your body will be changed. ...Read more

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What other birthcontrol can a 17 y/o can get except pills?

What other birthcontrol can a 17 y/o can get except pills?

Many choices: Besides, oral contraceptives or birth control pills: depo-provera (progesterone injection) administered every 3 months, contraceptive ring or patch. Recently, newer guidelines have recommended that iuds are safe and effective for teenagers. Condoms are readily available and recommended for preventing stds but less effective than other methods for preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can grapefruit body firming and toner affect birthcontrol?

No it does not: No I do not see any evidence that it effects birthcontrol if you are taking Oral Contraceptive Pills ...Read more

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Is it possible that when you are on birthcontrol u can't have kids?

Your kidding right ?: That's the idea of birth control.Could someone that is naturally sterile be on birth control ? Yes, if they never new they were sterile otherwise it would be a silly waste of money and time. All forms of birth control have some limitations. ...Read more

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Is there something I can do to help overein systs birthcontrol doesn't help?

Cyst prevention: The ovaries are supposed to be cysts, probably you are asking b/c of pain issues. It is unlikely that these cysts are the source of your pain unless they are over 5cm(2.2 inches). You need to see a gyn who treats pelvic pain (http://pelvicpain.Org/) to rule out other conditions - most commonly interstital cystitis. If u r making large cysts then you probably have pcos and wt loss would help. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for 1st month on birthcontrol questions. Please help!?

This is too vague: Please ask a specific and clear question so that we can help to answer it. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can a male ejacualte in me if i'm on birthcontrol? I take it the same time every night!

Birth Control: The reason one is on birth control is so that they one, will not get pregnant with sexual activity and, two: they need not spend much energy worrying. You are on birth control and you are taking your pill regularly or as prescribed. You need not worry. ...Read more

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I took my birthcontrol 3 hours late. im on day 5 of the first week. is there any risk?

I took my birthcontrol  3 hours late. im on day 5 of the first week. is there any risk?

No not really: It is commendable that you are consistent with your birth control regiment. Being 3 hours late will not effect your birth control. If this is your first ever month of using birth control pills you will not have effective birth control until the 7th day. But if you have been on Birth control pills for many months this is not an issue. Just try not to miss one full day. Your OK. ...Read more