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How to get rid of birth control skin discoloration?

How to get rid of birth control skin discoloration?

Consult derm: See your dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment plan...It depends on the depth of pigmentation, your skin type and some other variables. Many dermatologists will combine medication for example hydroquinone, a retinoid and sometimes azaleic acid. ...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


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What birth control pills can get rid of periods completely?

What birth control pills can get rid of periods completely?

No guarantees: Many options will make it more likely not to have bleeding, but most take time to work, and aren't guaranteed--often have irregular unpredictable bleeding for awhile: extended cycle birth control pills --40-60% no bleeding after a year, the shot--depo provera--50% no periods after a year; the hormone iid--20-60% no periods after a year. ...Read more

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Can birth control get rid of cysts?

Sort of: If you have the normal follicular / physiologic ovarian cysts that occur for every woman during every cycle, then yes the pill will usually suppress the ovaries and the cysts will usually lessen with time. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to get rid of a "fake period" on birth control?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of a "fake period" on birth control?

Skip placebo's: Birth control pills are packaged with placebo pills (the ones that are a different color) so that you stop taking the medicine and have a 'fake period'. If you do not want to bleed, then don't take the placebo pills and start an new pack. Beware that doing this can cause sporadic break through bleeding but not as much bleeding as taking them the traditional way. ...Read more

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Birth control and weight gain, how to preven it?

Birth control and weight gain, how to preven it?

Not likely: Their is no evidence to support that oral contraceptives cause weight gain. If their is an increase in weight it is very small. The routine steps to prevent weight gain would still apply including a healthy diet and exercise. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of my baby weight without using diet pills?

What is the fastest way to get rid of my baby weight without using diet pills?

Diet and exercise: Baby weight is just extra body weight that women gain during pregnancy. Some evidence suggests that women who are breast feeding may lose their baby weight faster. Nevertheless, the key is to increase physical activity on a daily basis and to avoid extra calories. Your health care provider can help you review your dietary intake and identify opportunities for improvement. ...Read more

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Does aviane birth control help get rid of acne?

Does aviane birth control help get rid of acne?

try this first: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Do all birth control make you gain weight? What is the best birth control for teens?

Do all birth control make you gain weight? What is the best birth control for teens?

No, not all.: Even on hormonal birth control many women do not gain weight. There are also many non-hormonal options. The best option depends on personal factors such as medical history, lifestyle factors and reproductive goals. Iud is now favored more for teens due to its reliability. All options should be discussed with one's healthcare provider. Also remember only condoms protect against stds. ...Read more

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I'm 230 pounds and want to get the Depo-Provera shot but I heard it make u gain weight and i'm trying to lose weight what is the best birth control to get?

I'm 230 pounds and want to get the Depo-Provera shot but I heard it make u gain weight and i'm trying to lose weight what is the best birth control to get?

Consider an IUD: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can result in weight gain because the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) stimulates the appetite - if you eat more you will gain weight. A non-hormonal contraceptive such as the copper iud would offer excellent birth control with no effect on you weight. ...Read more

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What to do if I have polycystic ovary syndrome, are birth control pills the only way to get rid of my acne?

What to do if I have polycystic ovary syndrome, are birth control pills the only way to get rid of my acne?

Most effective: For women with pcos and acne, being on birth control pills is the simplest and usually the most effective way to deal with acne. Birth control pills also deal with the irregular periods and resolve the risk of abnormal cells of the lining of the uterus. ...Read more

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How to get control of aniexty without medience?

How to get control of aniexty without medience?

Therapy: Learn to sense the attack coming on and practice methods to cope with them. Look for a support group in your area. Exercise also helps, a lot. ...Read more

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How quickly can I get birth control pills?

How quickly can I get birth control pills?

Nowdays you can get: At this point in time , birth control pills are available over the counter . There are some issues you may need to consider before getting them since those pills may have some serious complications .The most serious complication being blood clot particularly in the brain ...Read more

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How do you get rid of excess water weight gain without taking pills?

How do you get rid of excess water weight gain without taking pills?

Work out/salt down: Increase your exercise and decrease your salt intake. This is the easiest way to decrease excess water weight. ...Read more

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How can u stop birth control and get pregnat?

How can u stop birth control and get pregnat?

Just stop taking it: If you are taking birth control pills, just stop taking them. It is recommended that you wait at least three months to get pregnant so that the lining of the uterus can return to normal. ...Read more

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How to get rid of water weight gain?

How to get rid of water weight gain?

Depends on cause: Usually with sodium restriction and water pills . It's important to investigate why you have water retention and make sure it's not heart failure or some thing serious ...Read more

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Do all birth control pills have the chance of causing melasma? What about weight gain?

Do all birth control pills have the chance of causing melasma? What about  weight gain?

Combined OC: Melasma is mostly seen with combined oc's, those that have estrogen an progesterone. The mini pill or Progesterone only pills do not usually cause that much of an effect. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of water retention caused by birth control?

How do I get rid of water retention caused by birth control?

Change pills: This is usually due to too strong a pill, talk to your doctor about changing the ratio of hormones in the pills. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get birth control pills out of your system?

How long does it take to get birth control pills out of your system?

Half life of BCP's: The usual time to rid the body of bcp's is about 1 month, but i advise patients to wait 2 months prior to trying to conceive. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more