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Does birth control have any affect on my lungs?

Does birth control have any affect on my lungs?

Usually not: Any person taking estrogen (a common hormone in birth control pills) has a small risk for developing a clot in the leg or lung (pulmonary embolism). Other than that event, which is generally not subtle, the pill does not directly damage the lung. If you have concerning symptoms, call your physician. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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What kind of effect does birth control have on your period?

What kind of effect does birth control have on your period?

If it is: The pill it will regulate it to every 28 days. If it is the depo shot it will eventually stop it. Of it is an IUD it differs depending on what it is. ...Read more

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Will getting a tattoo have any affect on my birth control pill?

Will getting a tattoo have any affect on my birth control pill?

No: No. Use a clean, reputable and licensed tattoo shop and artist to ensure the lowest possible chance of infection or complication. Continue to take your birth control pill as directed. Make sure the tattoo design is sufficiently rad as to wear with pride for the rest of your days. Enjoy it. ...Read more

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Does birth control pill Clarissa have estrogen if so does it put my at risk of any heart problems?

Does birth control pill Clarissa have estrogen if so does it put my at risk of any heart problems?

Huh?: Dr. Google cannot find any birth control pill named "Clarissa". Nor can Epocrates, an extensive professional pharmaceutical database. Are you sure you're spelling it correctly? In general, all birth control pills have estrogen and all have a small increased risk of clots including heart disease. The risk is higher in women who smoke or/and who have high blood pressure, or are older (not you). ...Read more

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What effect does the birth control pill have on an unborn baby?

What effect does the birth control pill have on an unborn baby?

None.: If you are on birth control pills and get pregnant (a not unusual occurence..) do not worry about birth defects or any other adverse effects on the fetus. There are none. The reason is that the hormonal content of the pills pales in comparison to the hormonal production of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does drinking stop the Depo-Provera birth control from working? This is my 1st on birth control and i just wanted to know if drinking affects any type of birth control from working.

Does drinking stop the Depo-Provera birth control from working? This is my 1st on birth control and i just wanted to know if drinking affects any type of birth control from working.

Drinking : Drinking alcohol does not decrease the effectiveness of depo or any other type of birth control for that matter. The only way it could interfere would be if it impaired a person's judgement to the point of removing a birth control device (i.e. Condom, or nuvaring, or patch). Take care. ...Read more

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Does birth control affect my risk for anemia?

Does birth control affect my risk for anemia?

Maybe: Usually decreases because helps to regulate heavy cycles, though occasional Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and others can cause persistent bleeding. ...Read more

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Does female hormone will affect my birth control if I take them?

Does female hormone will affect my birth control if I take them?

Bioidentical: progesterone replacement tends to enhance fertility. So if you want to avoid pregnancy, you will need to be careful. Taking bioidentical hormones and oral contraceptives at the same time is not recommended. The non-bioidentical hormones in oral contraceptives are not good for your system anyway. Please use another form of birth control while on bioidentical replacement therapy. ...Read more

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Does birth control affect my anemia?

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Does birth control affect my anemia?

What is the cause?: What is the cause of anemia? If anemia is caused by heavy, irregular period due to dysfunctional uterine bleeding - then oral birth control pill is actually something that can be tried by your gyne to regulate or stop the bleeding so that your anemia will not get worse. Otherwise, if anemia is caused by other cause-birth control pill will not affect your anemia significantly. ...Read more

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I am on the Depo-Provera shot, will the augmenton affect my birth control.

I am on the Depo-Provera shot, will the augmenton affect my birth control.

Not according to ...: An online drug drug interaction checker. With oral antibiotics there is an association of decreased effectiveness, but nothing shows on the interaction reference i checked. ...Read more

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I am on birth control but I don't take the pills that are during my period? Does that effect anything

I am on birth control but I don't take the pills that are during my period? Does that effect anything

No: The last week of pills in a 28-day pack are "inactive", so they do not change the effectiveness of the birth control pills if those last 7 pills are not taken. That means the effectiveness of the pack of pills is just as good, if one takes all 28 pills, or if one takes the first 21 pills, then takes nothing for 7 days, and then starts her next new pack of 28 pills. Withdrawal period still happens. ...Read more

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Do birth control pills really affect and damage your vision?

Do birth control pills really affect and damage your vision?

No: No. Birth control pills do not affect your vision or damage your eyes in the vast majority of patients. If you develop any visual changes, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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If I take a lot of vitimans will it affect my birth control?

If I take a lot of vitimans will it affect my birth control?

It shouldn't, but...: Vitamins should not interfere with the birth control pill, however, it is generally a good idea to take the birth control pill at least 2 hours apart from any other medication just to eliminate any possibility of an interaction. ...Read more

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Does it affect my birth control if i take multivitamins?

No: The use of multivitamins should have no effect on birth control, no matter which type is used. ...Read more

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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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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