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Thyroid Tests Effected By Birth Control
Can having thyroid problems affect birth control if you had to take meds? and how serious is it?I'm still waiting for blood test results at the moment
Contraception is also known as Birth control. Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
BCP and Thyroid: Nope. This is not true. Any physician will be able to test your thyroid functions as needed. ...Read more
Not likely : Birth control pills have many possible side effects, but swollen thyroid is not a known side effect of this class of medication. They do have a potential to change some lab values because they can cause some increase of binding-proteins to thyroid hormones, but no change of functions. So, if you have a swollen thyroid, consult doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
What type of birth control can I take being I have thyroids the one that causes me to gain weight?
Since I came off of birth control in january i've been constipated.. I read somewhere that, that could be a sign of a thyroid problem.. Is that true?
Keep losing a lot of hair only 21 no thyroid problem health wise im fine i switched birth control because of it and I've dyed my hair many times ?
Hair care: Go to a skilled beautician and ask for advice on the condition and care of your hair. If she/he feels there may be a problem with your scalp or hair, a dermatologist can evaluate you and determine whether your hair loss is permanent or not. It is important that thyroid disease has been ruled out. ...Read more
Generally yes: Typically there shouldn't be an interaction between those two types of medications. However, if you are on other types of medication, you should consult the doctors prescribing those medications to make sure that they are all aware of all of your medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On birth control. Mid twenties. Breakthrough bleeding came 3rd pack in mid cycle when thyroid med lowered .5 to .25. lowered meds the cause? 2nd month
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