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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Contraceptive pill for 40 yrs and above?

Contraceptive pill for 40 yrs and above?

Not a gynecologist,: But would continue until your gyn says it's time to stop pills! ...Read more

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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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What can I do when I mess up my contraceptive pill?

What can I do when I mess up my contraceptive pill?

Use backup: Would use backup protection until you are consistently taking contraceptive pills. ...Read more

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What time of day should I take the contraceptive pill?

What time of day should I take the contraceptive pill?

Take it: At the time you can remember to take it every day around that same time. ...Read more

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What will happen if I took the wrong contraceptive pill?

What will happen if I took the wrong contraceptive pill?

Depends on which one: If you have a typical 28 pill pack, the last 7 are placebos (no hormone). If you took that one, the effect would be the same as skipping a pill during the month. It is was one of the pills from the first 21 days, likely you will have no effect. In general with most pills if you skip more than one pill per cycle pack, you risk of pregnancy increases. ...Read more

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Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

That is up to: You, please make an appt to see your gyn and discuss with your gyn and if you are still ovulating at your age you may want to consider in office essure tubal, easy takes 5 minutes in my office, no cutting, covered by insurance, u are awake, miss 1/2 day of work, is permanent though. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a few questions on the contraceptive pill?

What to do if I have a few questions on the contraceptive pill?

You can ask: One question per submission to Healthtap, research on-line or discuss with either your pharmacist or your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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What type of consultation can I get for the contraceptive pill?

All you need: You can see a women's health professional regarding contraceptive options and have as much of a consultation as you like. They will review the many benefits, the unlikely risks and side effects and the alternative methods. For most women the pill is safe and very effective. ...Read more

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How will metronide and sporahexal affect my contraceptive pill?

How will metronide and sporahexal affect my contraceptive pill?

Could effect it: See your gyn, at your age if u wnat no more kids I would offer you an in office tubal, takes 5 minutes, you are awake, minimal - to no discomfort, miss 1/2 day of work, almost always covered by insurance, many of my pts, if they do not have a deductable, just have a small $10-$60 co-pay or sometimes not even a co-pay. ...Read more

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If I'm taking fluoxtine 40mg can I take the contraceptive pill?

Yes: Yes. There are no indications that fluoxetine can diminish the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. See this great article on medications that do interact with oral contraceptives. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/3155374. ...Read more

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Is mercilon contraceptive pill bad for you if you are over 35?

Is mercilon contraceptive pill bad for you if you are over 35?

Just be cautious: Combined birth control pills for ladies above 35 years has to taken with caution, and contraindicated if any risk factor as hypertension, history of thromboembolism, obesity, etc. At any age. Confer with your doctor and keep a regular follow up, there are different alternatives for birth control that would suit every person, best wishes ...Read more

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How should I change the time of day I take the contraceptive pill?

How should I change the time of day I take the contraceptive pill?

Starting new pack: When you start a new pack, chose the time you wish to take them and start using that time. ...Read more

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Can I take my break in contraceptive pill early? What happens if I do?

Can I take my break in contraceptive pill early? What happens if I do?

Fertility returns: Your fertility will resume. You may fall pregnant. Check with your prescribing physician! To your best health! Dr H ...Read more

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How old do you have to be before you start taking the contraceptive pill?

Varies: Many teens use the pill to regulate the cycle. The pill can be used at any age up to 55 or 56 and the pill can be started as soon as a women begins having periods - as early as 11 or so. ...Read more

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How can I switch from the contraceptive pill to the contraceptive injection?

How can I switch from the contraceptive pill to the contraceptive injection?

Easy switch: After talking with your women's health specialist, you can simply get an injectable contraceptive when you finish a pack of oral contraceptives. Some experts would recommend "backup protection" for a month. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to take a different lot of contraceptive pill for one strip?

Is it advisable to take a different lot of contraceptive pill for one strip?

No, not ideal: It sounds like you are saying that you are on the pill, and would like to take a week of pills from a different brand of pills. There are an incredible variety of birth control pills to choose from, they differ in terms of the amount of estrogen and the type / amount of progesterone. Unless you can confirm that the two different pills are identical in terms of their contents, then I would not! ...Read more

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Are there any health risks to abruptly stopping the daily contraceptive pill?

No "risk": No actual health risks, though you may have abrupt onset of your period shortly after stopping, and some resultant menstrual irregularity until your cycle catches up. ...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