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Doctor insights on: Why Is The Us Government Trying To Take Away Payment For Contraception

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Why is the us government trying to take away payment for contraception?

Why is the us government trying to take away payment for contraception?

Political choice: This is a major issue with the political right wing; a group that constantly says governmental interference is bad and wants to eliminate it for business, but on the other hand desparately wants the government to interfere in your personal and private lives. This includes their anti-female stance on birth control which has some religious undertones as well. It would infringe on personal rights. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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


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Going to start taking pregnacare contraception for myself. But noticed they do a male version? Is it necessarily for both me n my partner to take it?

Going to start taking pregnacare contraception for myself. But noticed they do a male version? Is it necessarily for both me n my partner to take it?

No, for sure: Pregnacare is simply a branded vitamin, one for men one for women. Taking vitamins has no impact on male fertility whatsoever, and since men do not get pregnant they don't need anything to 'get ready' for pregnancy. I'd save your money. ...Read more

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Is it painfull to take extra contraception?

Is it painfull to take extra contraception?

No.: Combining a hormonal form of contraception with a barrier method is not harmful nor painful. You should not use two forms of hormonal contraception together except for short periods prescribed by your doctor to manage menstruation or pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Is it mandatory to take contraception pills before ivf? What happens if not taken

Is it mandatory to take contraception pills before ivf? What happens if not taken

Probably: The OCP's stimulate endometrial growth that prepares the uterus for eventual implantation. If you don't take the pills the embryo transfer may not work. You would be best advised to follow the directions of your physician. ...Read more

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Could I take st johns wart when taking cerezette contraception pill?

Could I take st johns wart when taking cerezette contraception pill?

St. John's/BCPs: St. John's Wort induces the P450 mechanism and increases the clearance of many medications, of which oral contraceptives is one (may make your pills less effective). Although St. John's Wort is effective for mild depression, consultation with your doctor for alternatives or using a second form of birth control (condom) may be in order. ...Read more

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Should I take dianette (contraception)? Is it the best kind?

Should I take dianette (contraception)? Is it the best kind?

Contraceptives: There is no one "best" contraceptive. Sit down with your physician & discuss pro's and con's for your individual situation. ...Read more

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Whilst being treated for chlaymidia can I still take my contraception pill?

Whilst being treated for chlaymidia can I still take my contraception pill?

Medicine Interaction: Yes. Of course. But, the contraception may be lessened and when on antibiotics you should use other protection as well if you are sexually active....Which is also what you should do when you are in the middle of treating an std. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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