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How Long Does It Take For Breasts To Swell When On Birth Control Pills
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
How much time will it take for my breasts to go back to normal size after getting off birth control pills?
Varies 1-2 months.: Those that do decrease in size, often vary. Could be a month or more and depending on the length and type of BCP. ...Read more
What what kind of program should I be to prevent breast cancer other than take birth control pills?
Will taking of birth control pills increase my risk of having a benign breast tumor again?
I had 1 excised last week.
Its my 1st time to take the pill
See below: It is difficult to predict the course in an individual patient. You may consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/hormones/oral-contraceptives-fact-sheet For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Could you tell me what would i feel or what would happen to my body if i take birth control pills and then morning after pill when I have breast cancer?
Is it too risky for me to take birth control pills? My mom's a breast cancer survivor. Is it worth it to take them?
No major risks: Birth control pills do not cause breast cancer. So short term use for one or two years at a time is not likely to cause any significant problems. I think the benefit outweighs the risks.... Yet it is all relative and you only can decide what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take birth control pills responsibly but have had severe breast tenderness the past two weeks is there a chance i could be pregnant?
Yes: You need to see your doctor. Several factors may cause this, but you need to know what. ...Read more
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
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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