Doctor insights on:
Can Birth Control Pills Help Thyroid Issues
Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
Generally yes: Typically there shouldn't be an interaction between those two types of medications. However, if you are on other types of medication, you should consult the doctors prescribing those medications to make sure that they are all aware of all of your medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BCP and Thyroid: Nope. This is not true. Any physician will be able to test your thyroid functions as needed. ...Read more
Yes : These medications do not interact and it is important to take both things. ...Read more
Will birth control pills damage my thyroid even more than it is? I already have hypothyroidism and taking levothyroxine.
Birth Control: Doesn't damage your thyroid. The estrogen in the birth control pill will stimulate an increase in the amount of thyroid binding globulin (TBG) your body makes, so you may require a slightly higher dose of levothyroxine to compensate for the increased tbg. A similar phenomenon occurs during pregnancy. ...Read more
Can I skip my period due to being on the first month of birth control pills 21 pack or my thyroid medicine levothyroxine?
Yes: The first 1-3 months on the BC pill can be irregular while your body adjusts to the hormonal change. ...Read more
How does birth control pills help you regulate you period? And how long should you take them if thats the only purpose of taking them?
Programmed cycle: Birth control pills use hormones to supress ovulation. Those same hormones effect the lining of the uterus so when you take the pills without hormones you have your period. It is overriding whatever cycle you normally have - regular or irregular. They do not fix the problem you have that is making you irregular. You can take them up to age 35 for smokers and into the 40's for non-smokers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can birth control pills help treat acne?
- Can birth control pills help prevent sexually transmitted infections?
- Can birth control pills help regulate your period?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What can you take to avoid nausea from the birth control pill?
- What can i do about birth control related nausea and vomiting change pill types?
- Can you get ovarian cyst taking birth control pills?
- Can birth control pills or depo cause sore breasts?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free