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How Effective Are Different Kinds Of Birth Control Do They Have Side Effects
Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
What type of birth control should I use? I've tried a bunch of different birth control pills and i've experienced bad side effects. Lack of libido, acne, depression, and yeast infections. Is there a reliable non-hormonal type of birth control? I've had 2
Non chemical: There are multiple non-pharmacological options, ranging from extreme measures (abstinence, tubal ligation) to more "light" (and however unequally effective or reliable) like condoms or time-based calculations...Usually a combination of them will provide some degree of reliable anti conception. Consult your gyn dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I just took my 1st pill (birth control) for this month but I want to switch to a different one because of the side effects ...Can I do that now?
Which is the best and most effective birth control other than pills? What's the side effects for each? Any other information?
Seriously..: Abstinence. Beyond that consult with your ob-gyn for the most current information. What is best for you is best discussed face to face. ...Read more
Most have none: Most peoplehave no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular, unpredictable bleeding that gets better over time;other possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches.One serious potential risk, although rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs. The shot, implant, and iud are different. ...Read more
What is the safest most effective birth control option? Looking for one with less side effects. I tried the Depo-Provera shot but gained too much weight.
How do you distinguish between too much estogen in a birth
control pill causing your side effects or the type of pill (ex.
Monophasic, triphasic, bi. ?
Nausea: There are some estrogen effects such as headache and nausea, as well as bleeding the end of the cycle that can be indicative of too much estrogen. Remember though that estrogen was placed in the pill to prevent thiinig of the uterine lining that causes bleeding. It can take 3 months to regulate the bleeding on an ocp so be patient if just starting. The bleeding profiles ocp's not much different. ...Read more
What is the difference between apri and yaz? Will I have different side effects from Yaz to apri? Are generic birth controls different?
Not much: These two birth control pills both have estrogen and progesterone. They have slightly different types of Progesterone at slightly different doses. Most birth control pills have similar side effects and it is unlikely you will notice any difference. Apri is much less expensive so your wallet will thank you. ...Read more
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