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Contraceptive Pill Increase Breast Size
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
My age- 22, I am a female; curious if estrogen contained in birth control pills will increase my 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
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
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