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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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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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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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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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Can birth control increase breast size?

Can birth control increase breast size?

Yes,somewhat: Oral contraceptives are hormones. Hormones are steroids. There are estrogen and Progesterone receptors in the breast and they respond to the hormones you are taking. This is limited, however, depending on the pill and the dosage of hormones. ...Read more

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Could birth control increase breast size?

Could birth control increase breast size?

Breast size: Some oral contraceptives may ^ breast size in some women, some of the time. ...Read more

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Which birth control is most likely to make you gain weight and/or increase breast size?

Which birth control is most likely to make you gain weight and/or increase breast size?

High estrogen: Birth control pills containing higher levels of estrogen are more likely to cause weight gain and breast augmentation in patients with estrogen sensitive breasts. However this may also increase the risks of blood clots and facial pigmentation as well as the potential for stimulating a small, not yet detectable, breast cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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. Otto Placik
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Breast Augmentation (Definition)

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfer. There are advantages and ...Read more