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Is birth control pill bad for you?

Is birth control pill bad for you?

Not particularly: If you are healthy otherwise, the pill is not bad. In fact, the pill protects you from anemia, ovarian and uterine cancer, and of course unwanted pregnancy. ...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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Whatis the best birth control pill?

Whatis the best birth control pill?

Any that you take: The pill that you will take daily is the best. Beyond that it really depends on the individual patient's situation medically and regarding insurance coverage. ...Read more

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Which is the best birth control pill?

Which is the best birth control pill?

IUD/Implants > Pills: Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding. They're safe, reversible, and don't affect weight gain/mood. They're almost as good as getting sterilized ...Read more

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What is the best birth control. Pill?

The one you use: The best birth control method is the one you will use consistently and correctly. That is going to depend on the person. For some it is the pill, the patch or nuvaring. For others the depoprovera shot. Many like nexplanon, paragard or mirena (levonorgestrel). Condoms and spermicide are an option. Research your options and choose what is right for you. Avoid pregnancy until you are ready. ...Read more

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When should you go on a birth control pill?

When should you go on a birth control pill?

Birth control Basics: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454 ...Read more

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Describe the aspects of birth control pill usage.?

Hormonal Methods: Typically, the levels of sex hormones in a female rise and fall in a cyclic pattern. This is what causes a woman's cycle and controls ovulation. Common birth control methods such as the pill or patch that use hormonal regulation give a constant amount of hormones. This keeps the levels high and prevents the natural cyclic pattern therefore preventing ovulation. ...Read more

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What happens if I abruptly stop the birth control pill?

What happens if I abruptly stop the birth control pill?

Yes if u need to: Always better to wait till the end of the pack, if u stop in the middle u will most likely get a withdrawl period, but u should speak with your gyn and if u are 44 and do not want children u should get an in office essure tubal that I do on my pts, easy safe takes 5 minutes, no cutting, miss 1/2 day of work. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of the birth control pill?

What are the proven advantages of the birth control pill?

Many benefits to bcp: The birth control pill has many benefits. It prevents pregnancy, but also helps the period to be regular, lighter and less painful. For some women it can improve pms and can improve breast lumpiness, though in a few women it can make pms worse or cause mood swings. Women who stay on the pill longer than 5 years have a lifetime decrease in risk of ovarian and uterine cancer by up to 50%. ...Read more

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Alesse birth control pill safe?

Alesse birth control pill safe?

As any: As safe as any bcps. Any med has risks. ...Read more

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Is there a male birth control pill?

Is there a male birth control pill?

No: They are still being investigated but not currently available. ...Read more

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What happens if you miss birth control pill?

What happens if you miss birth control pill?

Which did you miss?: While it is very important to take the pills daily and at the same time every day, many people slip up every once in a while. And, most of the time, it's not such a big deal. You should take the missed pill as soon as you realize you missed it. Even if that means taking 2 pills at once. Look at your package information for detailed information about how to make up for missing more than one pill. ...Read more

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What happens if I skip a birth control pill?

What happens if I skip a birth control pill?

Oral contraceptive.: Missing one pill in a month will not significantly impact effectiveness - but if you miss more than that - it will progressively reduce effectiveness. ...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 you take gravol with birth control pill?

Can you take gravol with birth control pill?

Yes: Good for you for checking! There is no interaction with typical bcp's. Always tell docs that you are on BCP's, to prevent getting a med that does interfere with it. Some people forgot to list bcp's on their records, which is not good. ...Read more

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I missed 1 birth control pill. What can I do now?

I missed 1 birth control pill. What can I do now?

Take 2 next day: Takle 2 pils the next day and take your pills daily at the same time daily following that. ...Read more

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Is it safe to start birth control pill on any day?

Is it safe to start birth control pill on any day?

Not always: Each birth control has different guidance. Some may require contraceptive back up depending on which day you start them. ...Read more

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Can I get a birth control pill from the store cvs?

Can I get a birth control pill from the store cvs?

Yes: Yes, but you will need a prescription from a doctor or nurse practitioner. ...Read more

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What should I do when I miss a birth control pill?

What should I do when I miss a birth control pill?

Double up: If you forget one pill, take it when you remember, which usually means you double up, then resume the normal schedule. If you forget 2, double up 2 days in a row to catch up. If you forget 3, restart a new pack in 2 days and use backup contraception for the cycle. ...Read more

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Why does my birth control pill give me a headache?

Headache: Headaches are a common adverse effect of oral contraceptives. Discuss with your PCP or OB/GYN for other methods of birth control that may be better tolerated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lactate on a birth control pill?

Is it possible to lactate on a birth control pill?

Yes: You can breast feed on low dose birth control pills ie loloestrin. Breat leaking on ocp and you are not breastfeeding is not normal. It may be due to hypothyroidism or a prolactinoma. ...Read more

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Does missing birth control pill make you nauseous?

I suppose: It could however I would not expect that missing 1 dose would cause many side effects...Moreso from taking 2 after missing a dose. ...Read more

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Hi, can woman with Takayasu take birth control pill?

Hi, can woman with Takayasu take birth control pill?

Safer options: Since Takayasu arteritis causes inflammation, thickening, narrowing, and scarring of blood vessels and can decrease blood flow to major organs, estrogen's increase in clotting factors and blood clots make it inadvisible. There are progestin only pills and other methods of contraception that are safer. Your options with your doctor. Best wishes. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What should you do if you miss a birth control pill?

What should you do if you miss a birth control pill?

Double up: If you forget one pill, take it when you remember, which usually means you double up, then resume the normal schedule. If you forget 2, double up 2 days in a row to catch up. If you forget 3, restart a new pack in 2 days and use backup contraception for the cycle. ...Read more

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Does birth control pill help with menstrual symptoms?

Does birth control pill help with menstrual symptoms?

Yes: Short answer is yes - for both bleeding and pms symptoms. Frequently pms symptoms, which usually are confined to the pill free days, are even further improved with the pill, if one uses the 24 or 26 day extended pills or the pill is used continuously. ...Read more

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Can the camila birth control pill make me gain weight?

Can the camila birth control pill make me gain weight?

No: Birth control pills do not actually make you gain weight. It all comes down to how many calories you eat and how many calories you burn each day. Pregnancy causes actual weight gain. ...Read more

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Is the birth control pill can stop you ovulate forever?

Is the birth control pill can stop you ovulate forever?

No: The pill just mimics a natural event in the body. It uses hormones that makes it think you are pregnant, so you don't release eggs. No egg release, no chance of pregnancy. Once the pill stops, your body goes back to like it was before. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more