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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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 is a contraceptive pill while internationally traveling?

Birth Control: Pills are often the same in different countries but are often sold under different brand names. Was there a specific oral contraceptive and country you were thinking about. ...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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How soon after stopping the contraceptive pill will I feel better emotionally?

How soon after stopping the contraceptive pill will I feel better emotionally?

Depends: Your background mood before you started the pill and what has happened to you emotionally is most important. Although some women are very sensitive to hormones, specially progesterone, don't be disappointed if discontinuing the pill is not the fix. Consider stress management, nutritional deficiencies, vitamin d and sleep deprivation. ...Read more

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When should someone switch from their current contraceptive pill to another brand?

When should someone switch from their current contraceptive pill to another brand?

Discuss w provider: One reason to switch would be the side effect profile of the medication - in other words - are you tolerating your current oral contraceptive or not. ...Read more

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Can taking cleanse xtrem tablets for 30 days affect cerazzette contraceptive pill??

Can taking cleanse xtrem tablets for 30 days affect cerazzette contraceptive pill??

Maybe: Anything that interferes with absorbing a medicine can affect it.
if the cleanse extrem moves things through your gi tract faster than normal, you may not absorb the amount of the pill you need to.
would use back up condoms or just skip the cleanse extrem which is bogus anyhow. ...Read more

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I was taken contraceptive pill for 6 mounth. ..If there is any effect on my wieght?

Did you have a: Weight change? The different oral contraceptives can effect women differently. The only way to really know for you personally is to see how you responded over the last six month. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if the contraceptive pill is instant. How long does it take to work?

Can someone tell me if the contraceptive pill is instant. How long does it take to work?

Takes 7 days: When starting birth control pills, you need to abstain from sex or use another method such as condoms to prevent pregnancy for the first seven days. ...Read more

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I don't have baby yet. I used contraceptive pill for a month, when my mens came I stopped.

Question?: I'm not sure what your question is. If you want to prevent pregnancy then you need to use some form of birth control. If you want to get pregnant then being on the pill for a month won't stop you. ...Read more

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Is my contraceptive pill going to be effective right away? If not, how long will it take?

Don't count on it: The general rule for starting a new bcp is to use a back up method for the first cycle. They may be immediately effective but a back up contraceptive is wise as a woman's body gets used to hormonal contraception. ...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