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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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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


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I know the ocp pill can help regulate periods, clear skin, etc... But will the patch also have the same benefits?

I know the ocp pill can help regulate periods, clear skin, etc... But will the patch also have the same benefits?

Yes: The hormones ine pill are taken orally, whereas the patch has the hormone absorbed through the skin. They should have the same benefits. ...Read more

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Is OTC oral contraceptive pills good for my skin if acne prone?

Is OTC oral contraceptive pills good for my skin if acne prone?

Usually: Most hormonal contraceptives will improve acne by reducing ovary and adrenal androgens. Some pills are even medically indicated for acne, although most will have that effect. ...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?

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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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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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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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

Dr. Maritza Baez
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Skincare (Definition)

Skincare is a term that describes simple routines to clean, moisturize, ...Read more


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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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