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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more


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Can contraceptive pills increase breast size?

Not reliaby: There is no safe way to grow or reduce breasts... Whether with supplements or medications. Augmentation with a plastic surgeon is the only safe way. ...Read more

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Do some, or all birth control pills increase your breast size?

Do some, or all birth control pills increase your breast size?

Hmmm: They are cyclical and i suppose there might be some temporary water gain but i think overall there is no effect on the fat contetn of your breast. ...Read more

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My age- 22, I am a female; curious if estrogen contained in birth control pills will increase my breast size?

My age- 22, I am a female; curious if estrogen contained in birth control pills will increase my breast size?

Low dose: Although you may experience mild "temporary" increase in breast size while on BC pills, breast size is determined by female hormone levels and family genetics. ...Read more

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Which brand of birth control pills increases breast size but doesn't cause weight gain?

None: Most birth control pills have 2 hormones - a type of estrogen and progestin. Most women don't have any side effects with the pill. Some people if they are hormone sensitive can get bloating, breast tenderness. You might notice slight swelling in breasts but not a noticeable increase in breast size. Most people who have bloating do see an increase in weight so typically they go together. ...Read more

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I switched birth control pills from diane 35 to tri cyclen, will it effect my weight or breast size and how effective is each?

OCP symptoms: Dian 35 has a higher dose of Estradiol than tricyclen so you may notice some reduction in your breast size if they grew while on dian, the weight change may be minimal. Still, as you get adjusted to the dose, you may recognize that the differences are minimal. ...Read more

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Which contraceptives are most likely to enlarge breast size? Been on microgynon 3 weeks but not noticed a change, in fact think they maybe smaller but

Which contraceptives are most likely to enlarge breast size? Been on microgynon 3 weeks but not noticed a change, in fact think they maybe smaller but

Not what OCP's do: Breast enlargement is not a normal side effect of birth control pills/oral contraceptive pills (OCP). If you are looking for breast enlargement, pills will not help. Need to see breast surgeon to discuss enlargement options. Dr R ...Read more

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Which birth control pill increases your breast size?

Which birth control pill increases your breast size?

Any : That contain estrogen might, but also might not. Estrogen-containing pills (as opposed to progestin only) are more likely to, higher doses 'may' be more likely to increase breast size - buit that's an unconventional use for the pill. ...Read more

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I have just started taking a new birth control pill with the same hormones and doses as my previous pill, yet my breast size has increased a lot. Why?

I have just started taking a new birth control pill with the same hormones and doses as my previous pill, yet my breast size has increased a lot. Why?

generic pills : Generic pills have same dose and hormones but may not be absorbed in same way so you may have different side effects, but they usually resolve. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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