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Is contraceptive pill can cause highblood?

Is contraceptive pill can cause highblood?

Yes: Yes, when patient are presenting h. Blood pressure using contraceptive have normally to be change , and or discontinue. Your physician discard others possibilities and make the decision and new recommendations. ...Read more

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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

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


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Can birthcontrol pills cause diarrhea? And is this normal?

Can birthcontrol pills cause diarrhea? And is this normal?

Not really: Hundreds of millions take the pill without diarrhea. Should be checked by your doc - nothing to do with the pill. ...Read more

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Is it possible for oral contraceptive pills cause cancer?

Is it possible for oral contraceptive pills cause cancer?

In general no.: The pill actually reduces non genetic epithelial ovarian cancer. It also likely prevents endometrial cancer in annovulatory women. However, indirectly you may see an increase in cervical cancer in pill users who decide that while on the pill it is ok to skip condoms with new partners. Having multiple partners without using a condom increases hpv contact and hpv can cause cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Can taking birth control pill be related to ovulation pain?

Can taking birth control pill be related to ovulation pain?

Not likely: Regular ocp inhibits ovulation in about 70% of cases. 30% or less of women taking ocp may experience ovulation pain. ...Read more

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Does taking hydroxycut reduce the effectiveness of birth control? Can it cause you to miss periods?

Does taking hydroxycut reduce the effectiveness of birth control? Can it cause you to miss periods?

No reports of either: The research doesn't claim 100% certainty but finds no relation between the issues you mention. See an OBGYN regarding the missed periods as it might be something you want to have treated. Non-preg reasons for missed/late periods: low or high body weight - recent ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders, anovulatory cycle ...Read more

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What would cause my birth control pill to fail and cause pregnancy if taken correctly?

What would cause my birth control pill to fail and cause pregnancy if taken correctly?

OCP efficacy: 21 year old lady concerned about the efficacy of the oral contraceptive pill. The pill is considered to be 99% effective, but there are certain conditions such as when a woman is taking anticonvulsant medication (tegretol and dilantin) , modafinil, certain antibiotics, obesity, and sometimes even alcohol can effect the efficacy of the pill. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a missed birth control pill cause unwanted side effects?

For some women: Sometimes one missed pill is enough to cause irregular bleeding or pain. Most of the time it is not. ...Read more

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Which birth control pill doesn't cause nausea?

Which birth control pill doesn't cause nausea?

Lowest dose: One with 10mcg of Estradiol would be expected to have the lowest rate of nausea, but nausea is a recognized side effect of oral contraceptive use with any/all doses/formulations. ...Read more

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Took 2 birth control pills by accident. Will this cause any adverse effects?

Took 2 birth control pills by accident. Will this cause any adverse effects?

No: An extra dose one time is not a big deal and should not cause any problems. ...Read more

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How common is it for birthcontrol pills to cause blood clots?

How common is it for birthcontrol pills to cause blood clots?

Not common: Clotting of the blood is a known side effect of oral contraceptives but fortunately a rare one. Smoking, obesity, cancer and a family history of blood clots would increase this risk. Generally, if you have none of the above you shouldnt worry about this rare side effect. ...Read more

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Can over weight woman take the pill (birth control) cause a stroke?

Can over weight woman take the pill (birth control) cause a stroke?

Risk factors: Smoking, oral contraceptives, and migraines together can increase stroke risk, but so can heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, high blood fats, increased homocysteine, and obesity. If one is merely 10-20 lbs overweight without the other risk factors, should be just fine to use bcp. ...Read more

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Can the birth control pill cause an abortion?

Can the birth control pill cause an abortion?

No: Birth control pills do not cause abortion if taken correctly. Even if overdosed - if a woman took a whole pack at once - it would not cause abortion, though it would cause horrendous vomiting with nausea. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can the progestin birth control pill cause GI symptoms?

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Can the progestin birth control pill cause GI symptoms?

Maybe: Some women may experience mild nausea but usually is not a major issue. ...Read more

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What can be used to treat breakthrough bleeding on birth control pills? And fast?

What can be used to treat breakthrough bleeding on birth control pills? And fast?

Side effects: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular bleeding that gets better over time. Missed pills can also cause breakthrough bleeding. Cramps usually go along with spotting. Otc meds such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help cramps and bleeding. ...Read more

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Can taking cefprozil and birth control cause pregnancy? If so, how high is the risk?

Can taking cefprozil and birth control cause pregnancy? If so, how high is the risk?

Low: I found some information that is copied as a link here that says that the risk is very low and that new evidence does not support the tie between antibiotics and increased risk of pregnancy except for on antibiotic- and not the one your are on :) http://www.drugs.com/article/antibiotics-and-birth-control.html ...Read more

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Is contraceptive pill can cause highblood?

Yes: Yes, when patient are presenting h. Blood pressure using contraceptive have normally to be change , and or discontinue. Your physician discard others possibilities and make the decision and new recommendations. ...Read more

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I forgot to take my contraceptive pill one day and the other day i took it aftermidnight cause i forgot again. Does this make a problem?

I forgot to take my contraceptive pill one day and the other day i took it aftermidnight cause i forgot again. Does this make a problem?

Risky for pregnancy: Everytime you miss or delay pills you increse the chances of becoming pregnant or have vaginal bleeding/spotting. Place the pack in an area where you can always remember, like next to your toothbrush, alarm clock, etc so you can remember. ...Read more

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Is the contraceptive pill linked to migraines? If so why does it cause them?

Is the contraceptive pill linked to migraines? If so why does it cause them?

Hormonal changes: In migraine with aura contraceptives is always contraindicated. In migraine without aura not contraindicated, but there is an increased risk of ischemic stroke. Migraines/headaches can be affected by the dose and type of hormone in the contraceptive you take. Rec.: talk yo your health care provider to find the medicine that suits you best. ...Read more

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Is the dianette contraceptive pill dangerous? , I've heard a lot of storys recently of the problems that it can cause and im getting quite concerned.

Depends: Experts agree that for most women, the benefits of birth control pills outweigh risks. Unplanned pregnancies expose women to many more risks than taking bcps usually does. There are a few medical conditions that increase risk enough that taking the pill would be a bad idea. History of blood clots & migraines with aura are 2 of them. If you're not sure about your risks, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Could there be a contraceptive pill that doesn't cause nausea?

Low-dose: Lo-estrin 1/20 or similar. Mostly very low estrogen contraceptives. Take them at night. Never miss one pill. ...Read more

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How to combat weight gain caused by contraceptive pill?

How to combat weight gain caused by contraceptive pill?

Exercise/Diet: I know it is difficult but only way you can control your body not to gain weight by cutting calories and exercising regularly to burn some clories and speeding up your metabolim. ...Read more

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Can an emergency contraceptive pill taken only twice in a lifetime cause any serious long term effects? Not frequent use side effects.Only twice

No: There is no evidence that taking it twice will cause any acute or long term side effects - however it is much easier to just avoid unprotected sex as, as even the day after pill doesn't protect you from HIV and std infections. ...Read more

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Bleeding caused by contraceptive pill, however when contraceptive pill has been discontinued the bleeding continues with sharp back pain where its hard to move?

Bleeding caused by contraceptive pill, however when contraceptive pill has been discontinued the bleeding continues with sharp back pain where its hard to move?

Irregular bleeding: If you are experiencing irregular bleeding while no longer on birth control then birth control is likely not the cause. Since you have associated pain you will need to see an Obgyn for a evaluation. A complete history, a pelvic exam, testing for infections and a sonogram are likely to be done by your doctor ...Read more

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Is my late period caused by my contraceptive pill?

Possibly.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I've been bleeding solidly for last 10 weeks. I'm not pregnant, and am taking contraceptive pill. Really worried. What might cause this?

See Doctor ASAP!: If your having vaginal bleeding (not just spotting) everyday for the past 10 weeks, despite being on birth control pills, my first concern is that you may have become anemic (low blood count). This can be be very dangerous, so please go see your clinician asap. They can perform a vaginal and pelvic exam, lab tests, an ultrasound, +/- a biopsy to rule out a hormonal, anatomic or infectious cause. ...Read more

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I took emergency contraceptive pill nearly 15 days ago and now I am getting my periods at the same time I am lactating. What may be the cause?

Plan B effect: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more

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Does the emergency contraceptive pill cause an irregular period afterward?

Does the emergency contraceptive pill cause an irregular period afterward?

It may: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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I took the Plan B contraceptive pill about a week ago, and now i'm on my period for the second time this month. Is this caused by the pill?

I took the Plan B contraceptive pill about a week ago, and now i'm on my period for the second time this month. Is this caused by the pill?

Plan B effect : Plan b is essentially taking a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns in your body to delay or present ovulation. An abnormal period afterwards is not surprising. ...Read more

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Good diet inc fibre but suffer with consterpation. I am on contraceptive pill an told by gp than can cause this. I have small ball stools any advise?

Good diet inc fibre but suffer with consterpation. I am on contraceptive pill an told by gp than can cause this. I have small ball stools any advise?

Increase fluid ..: You can get all the fiber you want, but if not enough fluid in the stool, it will still be hard and tough to pass. If the fiber and plenty of fluids (100 ounces a day or more) are not doing the trick, try a product that promotes increased water content of stools such as polyethylene glycol (peg, brand name MiraLAX or similar generics). Limit dairy intake, and listen to body when you do need to go. ...Read more

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I have had blood taken & my prolactin level was at a 30, I am on the contraceptive pill because of irregular periods. Do you think that is the cause?

I  have had blood taken & my prolactin level was at a 30, I am on the contraceptive pill because of irregular periods. Do you think that is the cause?

Endocrinologist eval: An elevated Prolactin level can be evaluated by an Endocrinologist. Low dose birth control pills should not affect Prolactin levels. A thorough evaluation should be done. ...Read more

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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