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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Does mirena (levonorgestrel) have side effects?

Does mirena (levonorgestrel) have side effects?

Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) works by thickening the cervical mucous , harming the sperm that enter the vicinity and making the area and making the lining inhospitable to implantation... Side effects commonly seen are no bleeding after the 1st year, irregular bleeding during the 1st few months , some cramping initially... ...Read more

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Side effects of Nuva ring?

Side effects of Nuva ring?

Nuva ring: Nuva Ring side effects can include: nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, ^ weight, bloating, breast tenderness & swelling, headache, v libido, menstrual changes, fatigue, nervousness, ^ or V of hair, etc.uva Ring side effects can include: nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, ^ weight, bloating, breast tenderness & swelling, headache, v libido, menstrual changes, fatigue, nervousness, ^ or V of hair ...Read more

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Side effects of oral contraceptives?

Side effects of oral contraceptives?

Rare: Most women do very well on birth control pills with few side effects. Breast tenderness, nausea and break through bleeding are rare now with lower dose pills and usually these side effects go away over time. Other side effects include mood changes and vaginal dryness. If these happen, talk to your doctor who can often make an adjustment in the pill you're taking. Other serious effects are rare. ...Read more

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Side effect of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Bad stuff: Like possible malformities ; so please consult with your doctor. Tomorrow. Yes, it is serious! ...Read more

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Birth control pills: side effects of low ogestrel?

Birth control pills: side effects of low ogestrel?

Side effect OCP: Common side effects include: nausea, breast tenderness, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, swelling, weight changes, emotional changes and dark patches on the face. Serious side effects include: blood clots, stroke, gallbladder problems, and hypertension. These can all occur with any oral contraceptive pill. ...Read more

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Side effects of altavera birth control?

Side effects of altavera birth control?

Altavera Side Effect: There can be many side effects. Go to the following web page for information. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/altavera-side-effects.html. ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more

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Trivora side effect?

Trivora side effect?

Trivora: Like many combination bc pills carries increased risk of serious cardiovascular events in smokers, including blood clots, heart attack, stroke. May also affect gallbladder & pancreas. Sle may worsen. More common se's are irregular menses, nausea/vomiting, breast tenderness, edema, weight changes, bloating, depression, glucose intolerance. Discuss with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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What can be side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) the birth control iud?

What can be side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) the birth control iud?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. ...Read more

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Birth control; side effects vs diaphragm?

Side effects: I assume that you mean bcp's compared to a diaphragm. Bcp side effects are related to the hormones that they contain. The side effects of a diaphragm can include allergy to the contraceptive jell and pregnancy do to either misplacement or forgetting to insert it. ...Read more

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Dealing with implanon side effects?

Dealing with implanon side effects?

Side effect: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of implanon. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. If you have other questions regarding specific side effects then please specify in a future question. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Side effects from birth control with enpresse-28?

Side effects from birth control with enpresse-28?

SIDE EFFECTS ENPRESS: Sudden numbness or weakness especially one side of body, headache and confusion, chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing and cogh up blood, pain swelling and rednass in one or both legs, swelling legs, feet and hands, depression, breast tenderness, change in weight and appetite, vaginal itching and discharge and low sex drive. ...Read more

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Contraceptions and their side effects?

Contraceptions and their side effects?

Many options: There are many contraceptive options and major side effects are unlikely with most. Condoms are simple and protective if used properly. Get a checkup and see what is best for you. ...Read more

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What are implanon side effects?

What are implanon side effects?

Most common: The most common side effect of IMPLANON® is a change in normal menstrual bleeding pattern. It is not unusual to have shorter and/or lighter periods, or to skip periods. The thick brown discharge you are experiencing is due to minimal bleeding during your period. Some women stopped taking Implanon due to changes in menstrual periods, while others see fewer and/or lighter periods as a blessing. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) (the iud)?

What are some side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) (the iud)?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated. ...Read more

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What can be side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel) the birth control iud?

Bleeding or not: Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion. However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. ...Read more

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Mirena (Definition)

Levonorgestrel is a women's ...Read more