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What is the best birth control (most effective)?

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Dr. Johnnie Ham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Birth Control

1) abstinence - but fails a lot 2) hysterectomy - but a little invasie 3) the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud - with a failure rate of about 1/2000 its even better than having your tubes tied, which still fails at a rate of 1/200 (true!).

In brief: Birth Control

1) abstinence - but fails a lot 2) hysterectomy - but a little invasie 3) the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud - with a failure rate of about 1/2000 its even better than having your tubes tied, which still fails at a rate of 1/200 (true!).
Dr. Johnnie Ham
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: IUD/Implant

Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding.
They're safe, reversible, and don't affect weight gain/mood. They're almost as good as getting sterilized

In brief: IUD/Implant

Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding.
They're safe, reversible, and don't affect weight gain/mood. They're almost as good as getting sterilized
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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