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Does the IUD paraguard cause weight gain?

Does the IUD paraguard cause weight gain?

No: Paragard is an IUD that does not contain hormones. Paragard does not affect one's weight. However, over-eating, hormonal imbalances, and pregnancy all can increase one's weight. A person with unexpected weight gain or weight loss should be evaluated by her primary care doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Does the oral contraceptive Lutera cause weight gain?

Does  the oral contraceptive Lutera cause weight gain?

Lutera: Sometimes fluid retention can lead to increase in weight. Some women have experienced weight gain and some have reported weight loss. ...Read more

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Could mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD cause weight gain?

Could mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD cause weight gain?

No: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) uses a very small amount of Progesterone that only affects the uterus and cervical mucus. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) is not associated with weight gain because it does not affect other parts of the body. ...Read more

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Is it normal to gain any weight on the birth control implant (implanon/nexplanon)?

Is it normal to gain any weight on the birth control implant (implanon/nexplanon)?

Some: Studies with Nexplanon showed an average 5 pound weight gain over the three years of use. if you are gaining more than that, evaluate your diet and exercise plan and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the MIRENA (levonorgestrel) make you gain weight? What are some weight-related side effects?

Does the MIRENA (levonorgestrel) make you gain weight? What are some weight-related side effects?

No : Weight gain is not a known side effect of the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD. You will certainly find people complaining about that online but scientific studies do not show a direct link. The most common side effect is the absence of menstrual cycles or very light periods. ...Read more

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Can the abortion pill cause extreme weight gain?

Can the abortion pill cause extreme weight gain?

Not directly: The abortion pill contains an agent that blocks progesterone, then another which causes the uterus to contract. There is nothing to expect long term effects on hormone status and weight gain. Sometimes, there is "post-abortion depression" which can lead to weight gain. Otherwise, it is wise to check with your gynecologist for thyroid and hormone levels. ...Read more

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Which birth control does not cause weight gain?

Weight gain: Weight gain is not very common in women taking birth control but it can happen from time to time. You should set up an appointment to see a gynecologist and make sure you tell the doctor how much weight you have gained and how long that has been happening. You will almost certainly get good advice. ...Read more

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Does the estrogen in birth control pills cause weight gain?

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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How common is weight gain on nuvaring birth control?

How common is weight gain on nuvaring birth control?

Not at all: Nuvaring delivers a very low and steady amount of medication, which has never been shown to directly cause weight gain, base on many studies. Indirect effects and complications appear to be completely comparable to the more traditional birth control pill. ...Read more

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Laser-endometrial-ablation does it cause weight gain?

Laser-endometrial-ablation does it cause weight gain?

Ablation wt gain: There is no direct reltionship with ablation and weight gain but if ablation is successful and pt feels better and resume her life with energetic and optimal attitude, including better appetite then wt gain definitely will be a possibility. ...Read more

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Will the birth control micronor-28 cause you to gain weight?

Will the birth control micronor-28 cause  you to gain weight?

Yes and no: Pills cause some water retention and you may gain a pound or two if you are gaining more than that then it is not pills. ...Read more

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Does levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol cause weight gain?

Does levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol cause weight gain?

Depends: The dose can make a difference but over all birth control pills containing levonorgestral and ethinyl estradiol have not been shown to cause weight gain.That being said,I have had patients complain of both weight gain & weight loss with these pills.There is a tendency to start pills at the same times when weight gain frequently occurs - at the time u go off to college, marry, or after child birth. ...Read more

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Can the birth control pill triquilar cause weight gain?

Can the birth control pill triquilar cause weight gain?

Any birth control pi: Pill could cause wt gain, at yoru age u shoudl be on the lowest dose one loloestrin- 10 mcg estrogen- the safest and none of my pts complain of wt gain and if u want no more kids you should get an in office transcervical tubal that I do in my office, easy takes 5 minutes called adiana or essure. ...Read more

Dr. Miguel Cano
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Intrauterine Device (Definition)

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