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Glaucoma (Definition)

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known ...Read more


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Why do I have irregular peripds after stoping ocps?

Why do I have irregular peripds after stoping ocps?

Irregular: Your hormones take time generally to adjust to oc for about 3 months when starting but may take longer. That could be generally assumed with stopping them also. Give it some time for your body to resume at its own hormone level. ...Read more

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What is the failure rate of the ocp pill?

Less than 1 %. : Failure rate with oc is less than 1 %. Usually rated at 0.3% if used appropriately. 8% if used haphazardly. ...Read more

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I been off ocp for alittle over a month, is it already out of my system?

I been off ocp for alittle over a month, is it already out of my system?

Yes, out.: The effects of the birth control pill should certainly be gone after a month. It would no longer provide any birth control. If you stopped because of side effects and you still have them, they were probably not do to the pill and you may want to see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Are all ocp bills just as safe or are some safer than others?

Are all ocp bills just as safe or are some safer than others?

Let me try to help: Statins used for high cholesterol and reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke. Most people taking statins will take them for the rest of their lives, which can make statin side effects difficult to manage. For some people, statin side effects can make it seem like the benefit of taking a statin isn't worth it. Before you decide to stop taking a statin, discover how statin side effects ...Read more

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My friend has just been diagnosed with ocp?

My friend has just been diagnosed with ocp?

Ah,medicalingo!: I just love the use of medicalingo and abbreviations! back where i come from, ocp stands for oral contraceptive pills. Do you mean ocd, which stands for obsessive-compulsive disorder? ...Read more

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I have stopped the combined ocp, but now i'm late 3 days?

I have stopped the combined ocp, but now i'm late 3 days?

Probably normal: Sometimees after sopping the pills it might take a few weeks for your period to return to normal. If it does not return, do a pregnancy test for reassurance. ...Read more

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Why is oestrogen used in combined ocps?

Blocks the: Pituitary stimulation of lh and fsh to block ovulation, while keeping the lining of the uterus viable to prevent breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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I took my last 11.25mglupron shot just over 3mo ago. Dr wants me to take ocp to bring back my af so my husband n i can ttc. Is that ok?

I took my last 11.25mglupron shot just over 3mo ago. Dr wants me to take ocp to bring back my af so my husband n i can ttc. Is that ok?

OCP won't help: Your period may come back in the next month. Ocps stop ovulation. You can get prego without a period first but need to ovulate to conceive. If you're still not ovulating some blood work and an ultrasound is needed to find out why - could be pcos, thyroid or prolactin hormone problems, low hormone levels, or low ovarian reserve. You may need pills like Clomid or Letrozole to help you ovulate again. ...Read more

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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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