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Dear doctor what is the side effect of contraceptive pills?

Dear doctor what is the side effect of contraceptive pills?

Pill side effects: A common side effect of the pill is breakthrough bleeding or spotting due to changes in hormone levels. Other side effects which may be seen are headaches, nausea, breast soreness, decreased libido, moodiness, depression, and acne. You should consult your physician immediately if you experience any side effects on the pill. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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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Are sore gums a side effect of contraceptive pills?

Are sore gums a side effect of contraceptive pills?

Sore gums: Have you sen a dentist routinely. Your sore gums are most likely from not brushing and flossing well and not having your teeth cleaned and checked routinely. Oral contraceptives can play a small part in this, but with good oral care you can overcome this side effect. ...Read more

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Is it true tht we can only take emergency contraceptive pills only once or twice a year? R there any long term sideeffects of taking these pills?

Is it true tht we can only take emergency contraceptive pills only once or twice a year? R there any long term sideeffects of taking these pills?

More often ok but...: They are ok to take more often. No long term side effects but less reliable than regular contraception. If using repeatedly, why not talk to healthcare provider about using more reliable methods. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect of birth control pills?

Is there any side effect of birth control pills?

Yes: Birth-control pills have many side effects from minor nuisance one's like nausea vomiting headaches breast tenderness to serious ones like blood clot strokes liver damage. The doctor prescribed keys for specific diagnosis treatment and risks at your age ...Read more

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What are the benefits & common side effect for birth control pills?

What are the benefits & common side effect for birth control pills?

Safe: Birth control pills prevents pregnancy by suppressing ovulation and prevents sperm penetration, but these pills are also used for other purposes. There are side effects as nausea vomitting, break through bleeding,or delayed period,headache. These are the common side effects. ...Read more

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I went off birth control pills over a week ago and have been extremely tired since then. Is that a normal side effect from stopping the pills?

I went off birth control pills over a week ago and have been extremely tired since then. Is that a normal side effect from stopping the pills?

Possible: It can take a while for the ovaries to resume estrogen production after stopping the pill. During the time your estrogen level is low, your energy level may seem low as well. ...Read more

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Can itchy, dry breasts be a side effect of birth control pills?

Can itchy, dry breasts be a side effect of birth control pills?

Dry breasts: This is not a pill effect. More likely environmental-chemical irritant (bath products, etc) or general dry skin problem. ...Read more

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Do all birth control pills have depression as a side effect? Are there any that don't cause this?

Do all birth control pills have depression as a side effect? Are there any that don't cause this?

Depression ; OC's: Oral contraceptives (oc's) can all cause depression, but this effect is not automatic for all women. Emotional balance is a very complex thing, not regulated by hormones alone -- yet in some women can certainly be affected by them. You ; your ob-gyn physician may find that oc's differ in these effects for you. You may also have a depression which needs treatment regardless of oc's. ...Read more

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Which birth control pills are most effective at preventing ovulation while being easiest side-effect-wise? I don't want fertilized eggs!

Which birth control pills are most effective at preventing ovulation while being easiest side-effect-wise? I don't want fertilized eggs!

Hard to say: The reason for dozens of BCP preparations is the variation in the individual needs of the women involved. The med must be matched with the individual woman, based on a thorough evaluation and sometimes trial and error to limit side effects. ...Read more

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First month taking birth control pills and I started sporting 3days before I should be getting my period this weekend is that a normal side effect?

First month taking birth control pills and I started sporting 3days before I should be getting my period this weekend is that a normal side effect?

Yes: Most side effects will go away by month 3.
Just make sure you didn't miss any pills.
And spotting can also be a sign of a std. So make sure you are tested regularly for stds and that you are using condoms. ...Read more

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Is there a birth control pills that helps with acne and has no sexual side effect?

Is there a birth control pills that helps with acne and has no sexual side effect?

Yes (kind of): In general, pills with higher estrogen and lower androgen potency will help with acne, such as Yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) Ortho-Tri Cyclen, and Ortho Evra (others include Demulen, Brevicon, Modicon, Necon, and Mircette). As for sexual side effects, although OCPs may decrease androgens (thought to be important in libido), the particular pill doesn't seem to matter, nor do higher estrogen concentrations. ...Read more

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Does breast tenderness as a side effect of birth control pills go away over time?

Usually Yes: Many women experience breast tenderness on ocps. For most, it usually does diminish with time. One way to decrease the breast side effects are to use a pill with a lower dose of estrogen. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills have a side effect of ovarian cysts. I have left belly pain by pelvis.

Can birth control pills have a side effect of ovarian cysts. I have left belly pain by pelvis.

No: Birth control pills usually suppress the formation of ovarian cysts. Sometimes a cyst will form in-spite of the pill but they are much less common while on birth control pills. If your pain is persistent, you may want to see your Gyn as there are many causes of this type of pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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R there any side effects of using emergency contraceptive pills ..... How frequently can we take these pills?

Bleeding: The most common side effects of emergency contraception is irregular bleeding for 1-2 months after taking. Most widely used emergency contraceptive formulations are Progesterone only & there is no nausea. Plan b for example. Only older formulas using estrogen and Progesterone cause nausea. In some cases birth control pills can be used at high dose as emergency contraception and will cause nausea. ...Read more

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What contraceptive pills has a lesser side effects?

Low dose pills: The lowest dose pills have the least side effects. However, the lowest dose pills often aren't as good at regulating cycles. The lowest dose combination pill is lo loestrin. There are even lower dose pills that have progestin only. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of taking contraceptive pills in long term?

Is there any side effects of taking contraceptive pills in long term?

Not really. : Potential side effects include :
weight gain, dvt's (in smokers)
improved acne (in some)
improved bone strength
reduces risk of ovarian/endometrial ca
no impact on breast ca.
Slightly dampers sex drive, stabilizes hormones and moods.
Go see your doctor/gynecologist to get the scoop. ...Read more

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My gf takes contraceptive pills every month. Is there any possible side effects?

My gf takes contraceptive pills every month. Is there any possible side effects?

Yes: Contraceptive pills should be taken every day. If she's only taking them every month, then they won't help prevent pregnancy.

There are side effects to birth control pills, but they are typically mild: nausea, headache, and mood effects are the 3 about which women complain to me the most. ...Read more

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What contraceptive pills are high in estrogen and what pills are low in estrogen as I'm looking for a low dose due to side effects please?

What contraceptive pills are high in estrogen and what pills are low in estrogen as I'm looking for a low dose due to side effects please?

Check labels: Most available on the market. Just tell your prescribing doctor you would prefer to the lowest available dose. The lowest dose brand is called lo estrin. ...Read more

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I accidently took emergency contraceptive pills levonorgesterol 1.5mg 2 tablets instead of 1. What should I do.and.rhe side effects of it?

Morning after pills: The pill you took is like a regular oral contraceptive pill, and other than not being a reliable way to avoid pregnancy, will not produce any significant side effects except for perhaps mild spotting when they wear off. If you miss your period, get a serum HCG test about 10 days after the period is due to see if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the best contraceptive pills to be taken but with no side effects on future pregnancy plans?

What are the best contraceptive pills to be taken but with no side effects on future pregnancy plans?

Most low dose pills: Are safe; however, I cannot guarantee any pills without potential side effects, Non should affect future pregnancies. ...Read more

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Which contraceptive pills don't have the side effects of dark spots on the face and that are safe to be used in the warm and sunny regions?

All OC's can: All oral contraceptives can be associated with melasma. Some women are more likely than others to experience this because of their skin type. Use sunscreen on your face daily. Mineral powder gives added protection. A hat is very important when you are in direct sunlight. ...Read more

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How to stop with contraceptive pills without ugly side effects? Before when I once stopped, I had 10 days menstruation with brown secret. Please help

Explanation : Unfortunately it not easy to stop BCPills without difficulties, especially if you taking them for more than a year. It hormonal medication and your body need time for adjustments ...Read more

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What are the side effects involved when taking lindynette 20 birth control pill. I have never taken birth control pills before or contraceptive. 23yrs?

What are the side effects involved when taking lindynette 20 birth control pill. I have never taken birth control pills before or contraceptive. 23yrs?

You need to ask that: To your health care provider who prescribed it for you, and you should have recived a package insert from the pharmacy with possible side effects, many people have no side effects but there are way too many that u could possible have, some very minor, some not to discuss here so read the insert and call your health care provider — that is part of their job and your job to learn about your med. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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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. Andrew Berry
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Side Effect (Definition)

A side effect is a potential negative effect of a medication that is being prescribed for ...Read more