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Do birth control pills cause abortions?

Do birth control pills cause abortions?

No: Birth control pills work by keeping you from ovulating, not by aborting a conceived baby. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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 birth control pills cause migrains?

Can birth control pills cause migrains?

Possibly: Changing hormone levels are capable of causing headaches in susceptible individuals. So this is a possibility, depending on your individual metabolism. Contact your prescriber or pharmacist for more information. ...Read more

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Could birth control pills cause blood clots?

Could birth control pills cause blood clots?

A side effect of BC: Pills can be blood clots, not common, but more common if u are older and if someone smokes as pills are contraindciated if u are over 35 and smoke, also I prescribe the lowest dose pill loloestrin which is the safest only 10mcg of estrogen and at yorurage if u do not want kids I would recommend in offcie essure tubal sterilization, tha I do in offcie, u are awake takes 5 minutes- easy. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause stomach hardness?

Can birth control pills cause stomach hardness?

Birth control pills: Birth control pils can irritate the lining of the uterus and cause pain and bloat causing a hard stomach ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause or help heart problems?

Can birth control pills cause or help heart problems?

BCPILLS: Can cause rarely ht attack, blood clots, strokes, if you have ht problems you would need to check with both your cardiologist and gyn before using any type of birth control pill, depending on your problem and situation, some people can and some people cannot. ...Read more

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Do birth control pills cause movement in your abdomen?

Do birth control pills cause movement in your abdomen?

No: Birth control pills block ovulation only - you should feel no movement in your abdomen as a result of taking the pill. ...Read more

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Does the estrogen in birth control pills cause weight gain?

Hormones: Oral contraceptives are usually made up of an estrogen and progestrogen. Both are steroids. Both have the potential of causing weight gain. The weight gain can be reduced by lowering the dosage and following a diet and exercise program. ...Read more

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Could birth control pills cause a hematoma to form in the breasts?

Could birth control pills cause a hematoma to form in the breasts?

No: Its not likely for OCPs to cause hematoma in the breast.
Often it results from trauma or if you have an intrinsic bleeding disorder.
Talk to your doctor further to discuss the causes behind the hematoma
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Could not taking a break from active birth control pills cause brown discharge / spotting?

Could not taking a break from active birth control pills cause brown discharge / spotting?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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Would switching birth control pills cause you to get a period?

Would switching birth control pills cause you to get a period?

Possibly: If you switch bcp the best way to do it is to finish one pack and the next day start the new pack. Sometimes the switch can cause break through bleeding as the body gets used to the different hormone levels in the new pill. Usually this bleeding resolves in 1-2 cycles. If not, see your doctor - the hormones levels may not be right for you. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause a miscarriage?

Can birth control pills cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: A large study of over 90000 women showed no increase of miscarriage if women were on the pill when pregnant and were unaware of the pregnancy. However, prolonged exposure to the bcp may increase the risk of future miscarriage according to one study. There is a prolife stance that bcp prevents implantation of an early pregnancy and may cause spontaneous abortion as well. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause hypothyroidism?

Can birth control pills cause hypothyroidism?

NO: Birth control pills do cause some changes in the results of thyroid tests for women taking birth control pills, but they do not cause hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Do all birth control pills cause weight gain?  

Do all birth control pills cause weight gain?  

No.: Contrary to popular belief, it birth control pills do not cause true weight gain. Some birth control pills, particularly the higher dosage pills, may cause a slight amount of water retention. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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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