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Doctor insights on: Ocp Glaucoma

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Dr. Robert Chang
1,018 doctors shared insights

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 is oestrogen used in combined ocps?

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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How to start ocp in mid cycle?

How to start ocp in mid cycle?

Start OCP: You can start birth control pills, patch or Nuva Ring at anytime mid-cycle. Make sure to use a backup method of contraception for the first week because the pill will not be effective for 1 week. You may have some irregular spotting during the first 1-2 months. Only start mid-cycle if you are certain that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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How quick do oral contraceptives work?

How quick do oral contraceptives work?

Within a few days: They should start hormonal changes after taking and should be effective within a few days. Please see your doctor before proceeding with the use of oral contraceptives and to discuss the risks further. ...Read more

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What's wrong with young girls with ocp?

What's wrong with young girls with ocp?

Huh?: What's your question? Not sure what you're asking. ...Read more

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How safe is it to take oral contraceptives?

How safe is it to take oral contraceptives?

Very safe: Assuming that one is in good health, doesn't smoke over the age of 35, has no risk of leg/lung clots, the pill is quite safe - even safer than pregnancy. ...Read more

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How often does oral contraceptives fail?Why ?

Rarely: When they do fail it is most commonly due to "operator error", which means the person forgot to take the pill correctly. There are also other uncommon causes for failure. ...Read more

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How do ocps work in treating primary dysmenorrhoea?

How do ocps work in treating primary dysmenorrhoea?

Regulate: Ocps regulate your cycles preventing sudden drastic changes in the hormonal levels in your body. When you take a pill it has a certain amount of hormone that doesn't change day to day and that helps your body get adjusted and be more regular. ...Read more

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What is the difference between oral contraceptives?

What is the difference between oral contraceptives?

Varies: Different components, hormones, and strengths. Your doctor will choose which is best for you. ...Read more

Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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