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Will I be able to take oral contraception after bariatric surgery?

Will I be able to take oral contraception  after bariatric surgery?

Yes: Unless there is a complication causing poor absorption from your intestines, you can use birth control pills. Just be sure to ask your surgeon. Also consider more effective methods such as iuds, or if you've completed your family then permanent contraception like hysteroscopic sterilization (essure) or vasectomy for your partner. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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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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I have two babies in 3 yrs of mrg,my hubby live abroad n visit hme aftr a year fr a month or 2 i want gap nw fr atleast 3 yr,which contraception is ok?

I have two babies in 3 yrs of mrg,my hubby live abroad n visit hme aftr a year fr a month or 2 i want gap nw fr atleast 3 yr,which contraception is ok?

Injection or pills: If you only need contraception for a couple of months, you could use Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone). One injection when you are on your period and pregnancy will be prevented for 3 months. You could also use Birth Control Pills. They should be started while you are on your period before your husband gets home. Then you will be ready. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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I have contraception concerns with my health condition?

I have contraception concerns with my health condition?

Please discuss with : Your gyn, if u are not allergic to nickle u may be a candidate for an in office essure tubal for permanent birth control. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are contraception types which ones are good?

Can you tell me if there are contraception types which ones are good?

Contraceptive option: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454 ...Read more

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What are some methods of male contraception?

What are some methods of male contraception?

Condoms/abstinence: Condoms and abstinence are the only reliable, proven, reversible, and legal ones. Vasectomy is effective but permanent. That's it, i'm afraid. ...Read more

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Are there any high estrogen dose contraception pills?

Are there any high estrogen dose contraception pills?

Birth control: The estrogen in most combination birth control pills(ones that contain estrogen and progesterone) is call ethinyl estradiol. High dose estrogen birth control contains either 35 or 50 micrograms of ethinyl estradiol (0.035 or 0.05 milligrams) ...Read more

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What should I expect after taking Plan B contraception?

Possibly no side: effects. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How effective is the withdrawal method of contraception?

How effective is the withdrawal method of contraception?

Not at all: Since pre ejaculatory seminal fluid contains "live" sperm that "can jump the waterfall" and impregnate. This method is, unfortunately, the"russian roulette" method of contraception and only a single "bullet" is "fatal". ...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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I have been having spotting is that normal and i'm not on any contraception?

I have been having spotting is that normal and i'm not on any contraception?

Generally no. : While sporting is common between periods it should not be considered normal. A reason is often found when searched for. It can include infection, polyps, fibroids, hormonal problems, pregnancy, clotting problems and cancer. Many of these problems run in families. This should be addressed with a basic visit or two to your gynecologist. You may need an ultrasound and pelvic exam and possibly labs. ...Read more

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Does emergency contraception exist?

Does emergency contraception exist?

Yes: It is most useful and effective the sooner it is taken to unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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Are contraception implants reliable?

Are contraception implants reliable?

YES!: They are as effective a surgical sterilization! so very effective and completely reversible. ...Read more

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White discharge but on contraception?

White discharge but on contraception?

Not unusual: Hormonal contraception may cause vaginal discharge in some women. White/clear discharge that is odorless or without other symptoms may be normal, and expexcted. You should have an exam if their is a musty or fish-like odor, there is yellow/green dsch or any other vaginal symptoms like burning or itching. If you think you may be at risk for stds, use a condom and you may consider a gyn exam. ...Read more

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How does emergency contraception work?

Several: It may prevent or delay ovulation, interfere with fertilization, or prevent implantation. ...Read more

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What is emergency contraception process?

What is emergency contraception process?

Take the medication: Plan b is a two dose regiment taken 12 hours apparat. Plan b one step is a single dose. Both must be taken within 72 hours of the event. ...Read more

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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


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