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Want to know what birth control pills worked well for your patients?

Want to know what birth control pills worked well for your patients?

24/4 pills: My favorites are the new 24/4 pills. They contain 24 active pills and 4 placebos compared to 21/7 pills. They have fewer side-effects and lighter periods due to the shorter hormone-free interval. You can Google "24/4 birth control pills" for a list. The selection of birth control pills is individualized so your doctor can give you specific recommendations for your situation. Best wishes ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Why is the us government trying to take away payment for contraception?

Why is the us government trying to take away payment for contraception?

Political choice: This is a major issue with the political right wing; a group that constantly says governmental interference is bad and wants to eliminate it for business, but on the other hand desparately wants the government to interfere in your personal and private lives. This includes their anti-female stance on birth control which has some religious undertones as well. It would infringe on personal rights. ...Read more

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Any intent to feed healthtap comments to healthit.Gov/?

Any intent to feed healthtap comments to healthit.Gov/?

It's a free website: Healthtap is an interactive health information website. Members come from all walks of life, so surely some are government employees. They are free to ask questions, learn about health, read every public answer, and make our world a better place. The private information stays private, as protected by law. ...Read more

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What criteria do doctors use to decide which birth control pill is best for a person?

What criteria do doctors use to decide which birth control pill is best for a person?

OCP: First of all make sure there are no contraindications. Generic ocp are as good as brand names. If patient complaints of breast soreness and pain then they need a pill with less estrogen. This is how you decide which one is best. The less estrogen the pill have more prone for ovulation to occur. Mild discomfort in the breasts mostly dissapears in 1 month. So try ocp for at least 2-3 months. ...Read more

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When's the male birth control pill going to be ready for public?

When's the male birth control pill going to be ready for public?

No ideas: It is a long road before that comes to market. Keep. Following the media for updates but it will be a long time before we see that med. ...Read more

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I need to know how to get birth control pills for free or cheap without my parents knowing. I'm 18 and insured by illinois bluecross blueshield hmo.

health department: If your insurance is paid for by your parents and you file a claim for the medication at the pharmacy, chances are they will receive an explanation of benefits listing the medications purchased. I don't advise keeping secrets from your parents. Sexual activity is part of life and should not be taboo. An honest discussion with your parents is probably better. ...Read more

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Can health departments give birth control to minors for free?

Can health departments give birth control to minors for free?

Yes : Most states allow teens access to confidential healthcare, and this may include birth control pills, and other things that are important for sexual health. ...Read more

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I want to go off the birth control pills. Is there any alternative?

I want to go off the birth control pills. Is there any alternative?

Many...: Iuds, implants, depot provera, (medroxyprogesterone) vaginal rings or barrier methods like condoms can be effective birth control methods. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/birth-control/my01182/dsection=other%2dbirth%2dcontrol%2doptions. ...Read more

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Changing birth control pill use due to acne. Can you tell me what to use?

Changing birth control pill use due to acne. Can you tell me what to use?

Many option: There may be several good options for you to use as an alternative to your curent method of contraception. It would be important to know your medical history, your future goals pertaining to fertility, and what you have used in the past. Your doctor can review these things with you and help you make a good decision. ...Read more

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A month postpartum i want to try the birth control seasonique? Is this good to try ? More information

A month postpartum i want to try the birth control seasonique? Is this good to try ? More information

Yes: There is really very little difference between birth control pills. The one you mention is intended to make you have a period only once every three months. You can get more information if you google it specifically. ...Read more

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Do teens get free access to abortion pills?

Do teens get free access to abortion pills?

Yes,butF/U is recom: Teens can access emergency contraception over the counter as Plan B in some states and at some planned parenthood clinics. Follow up with a provider is always recommended and encouraged to make sure the medication was effective and that you are still not pregnant. Taking this medication unsupervised is not always a safe alternative. Please see a provider! ...Read more

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Is it good to use omnipod to control your diabetes?

Is it good to use omnipod to control your diabetes?

A good insulin pump: If you and your doctor decide to use an Insulin pump, the omnipod is a popular choice. However, do not make this decision lightly. The pump only infuses insulin; you still have to check glucose--a lot! if the pump malfunctions, the Insulin stops and you may not know. You may not get better control from when youwere using conventional insulin. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is chewing your birth control ok to do?

Is chewing your birth control ok to do?

Yes.: Some birth control pills are meant to be chewed if desired. I probably would not chew a pill that was not designed to be chewed. ...Read more

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What motivational text message (sms) would persuade you to get your baby tested?

What motivational text message (sms) would persuade you to get your baby tested?

Tested for What?: Really more information is needed. What is the test you are thinking about? What are you concerned about that the baby might have. Actually a face to face conversation that goes back and forth is probably a better motivator than a sms text message. ...Read more

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Have asked this question 3 times.no good answers yet.all the drs HERE keep saying go to ur dr. I can't bc not prescribed these pills.how to taper roxy?

Wrong forum: Health Tap does not offer treatment or prescription. You don't need to keep asking us to do something we clearly state we do not do. ...Read more

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