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What Other Period Control Is There Besides Yaz
Lots of options: There are lots of birth control methods to choose from. The monthly vaginal ring and weekly skin patch are as effective as pills. There is an injection every 3 months. The most effective options are the implant in the arm or intrauterine devices. Check this interactive tool to learn more: http://www.arhp.org/methodmatch/ ...Read more
Yes , plenty: Nuvaring, depo- Provera can get rid of periods, iud the Mirena (levonorgestrel) can also make them lighter, Lysteda - a med u just take on your periods, and if you do not want, any more kids, I do in office tubals- by essure of adiana- easy , takes 5 minutes, and then I do in office endometrial ablations takes 8 minutes, u miss 1/2 day work, it gets rid of your endometrium so either no more or minimal periods. ...Read more
Diabetes options: The treatment of diabetes has multiple approaches. The fundamental treatment is diet, exercise, weight control. If these are inadequate, then pills are typically started due to simplicity and cost concerns. If these fail, then injectable agents such as Insulin or Byetta are started. This information relates only to type ii diabetes. Type i diabetics are always treated with insulin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are my options for birth control? I started to take birth control pills, but they made me sick. What other forms of long-term contraceptions are available for women?
IUDs and implants: You should consider long-acting reversible contraceptives (larc)--2 types of iuds and a small rod placed under the skin. All very effective (the most effective methods--as effective as sterilization), and last 5 or 10 years (iuds) or 3 years (implant). Low rates of side effects, and the hormone iud has low levels of hormones and benefits of lighter periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quite a few: Depending on age, fertily, modes of contraceptives (birth control), if any, then missing periods are quite common. Preganacy is one thing to think about, depending on situation. And sometimes for no reason mother nature wants to take a break. Stress (mental and physical), worries, malnutrition, early menopause, certain medications..Can disturb the cycle. But confirming pregnace is quite easy. ...Read more
I was told that birth control pills are the cause for my bleeding during sex. Are there any forms of bc other than condoms that won't cause this?
Not True: Bcps do not cause post coital bleeding. It usually happens when there is cervical disease. See your gyn. ...Read more
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What are some ways some one could not get pregnet besides birth control or condoms? Is there anything else that helps?
...well, : Nothing that is very reliable other than abstinence, unless you have non-vaginal intercourse. Birth control and condoms are best to try to prev. Stds as well as pregnancy. But, to your question: you could use the 'morning-after' pill- every time you have intercourse, but i don't rec. That. Hopefully you can see a dr to learn more about bc, b/c it's the best option. ...Read more
Yes: Abstinence is still the best with 100% results. Bcp are the most convenient. Iuds also are effective. There is also the implantable Norplant and the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot neither f which is as desirable as birth contra pills or the iud. There is also diaphragm and spermicidal gels. Your obgyn doctor/arnp will have the best information for you. ...Read more
Do all birth control pills have depression as a side effect? Are there any that don't cause this?
Depression ; OC's: Oral contraceptives (oc's) can all cause depression, but this effect is not automatic for all women. Emotional balance is a very complex thing, not regulated by hormones alone -- yet in some women can certainly be affected by them. You ; your ob-gyn physician may find that oc's differ in these effects for you. You may also have a depression which needs treatment regardless of oc's. ...Read more
Yes: Ovarian cysts are normal to have; it's one of these cysts that will rupture to release an egg which is called ovulation. We get concerned if you have too many, too little or if they're solid depending on pt's age. If you are are 23, birth control pills are best, unless they are large or cause significant pain, which in that case, laparoscopic surgery is an option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Great question! many benefits to bcp's have evolved over the last 40 or so years that they have been around, allow me to list a few: 1. Regulate menses 2. Help to prevent ovarian cysts 3. Decrease heavy menstrual blood flow 4. Decrease cramping 5. Treatment for pcos (polycycstic ovary) 6. 5 years or more of use has been shown to decrease your risk of ovarian cancer in 1/2 there's more... ...Read more
Is there any progesterone only birth control that doesn't cause non stop spotting ? Combination pill are not an option due to history of blood clots
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