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Can new birth control give me diarriah?

Can new birth control give me diarriah?

Usually no: Call your doctor who prescribed the medicine (any time you start a new medication and have symptoms, you should let them know). But the diarrhea is probably related to a viral infection, or reaction to some food. ...Read more

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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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How long should I give new birth control pills a chance to work before changing to a new one?

How long should I give new birth control pills a chance to work before changing to a new one?

3 months: I encourage a patient to give a pill at least a 3 month trial unless severe symptoms. ...Read more

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If i take the birth control pill 12 hours later the usual, does that give me a whole new chance of getting pregnant?

If i take the birth control pill 12 hours later the usual, does that give me a whole new chance of getting pregnant?

Shouldn't, but: Missing pills does increase the chance of ovulation occurring, but if you remembered it 12 hours later, then took the next pill on time (in another 12 hours) - the chance of getting pregnant due to that - is low. ...Read more

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Are there any new birth control options?

A couple: There is a new type of patch on the horizon; and a new intrauterine contraceptive (very similar to mirena). Otherwise, the old standbys: ocps, the patch, nuvaring, Depo Provera shots, Nexplanon implant and Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud and paragard iud. Also, of course: condoms, female sponge, spermicidal jelly, diaphragms... ...Read more

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What are the common effects of starting a new birth control?

What are the common effects of starting a new birth control?

What did your doc te: Tell u, that is something you should have asked your doc at the time you were put on whatever birth control( which u haven't stated in this ?) that u were put on and do u mena effetcs or side effects- 2 different issues. ...Read more

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Start new pack of birth control early?

Start new pack of birth control early?

You can: Some women do well with an extended cycle with their birth control pills, in order to avoid some of their periods. You can discuss that with your doctor. If you mean to start the new pack before taking all of the placebo pills, then yes you could do that as well - you should discuss this with your doctor as well. ...Read more

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Doubled on birth control, how to start my new pack?

Doubled on birth control, how to start my new pack?

What you mean by dou: What do you mean by doubling on birth control pills you have to wait for your periods to come and start the new pack and take as directed and no doublimg up, absolutely not. ...Read more

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Started new birth control pack 5 days ago. Protected??

Birth control pills: Well, whether you are protected or not depends upon when in the menstrual cycle you started them. If you started them on day one of your period then, yes you are protected. If you started them the Sunday after your period started, then no you are not protected. Safety would dictate using a condom as back-up and to protect against STIs. ...Read more

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Do certain types of birth control give you more oily skin?

Do certain types of birth control give you more oily skin?

Possible: I would expect any of the birth controls that are more androgenic to do this. The least likely ones to do this are the ones that are very effective for acne like ortho tri-cylen, yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and yasmin. ...Read more

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Can health departments give birth control to minors for free?

Yes : Most states allow teens access to confidential healthcare, and this may include birth control pills, and other things that are important for sexual health. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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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. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more