3 doctors weighed in:

Will estradiol work as a birth control pill?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Birth control pills are a combination of Progesterone and estrogen.
The Progesterone component is very important, estrogen (estradiol ) alone will not be an effective birth control.

In brief: No

Birth control pills are a combination of Progesterone and estrogen.
The Progesterone component is very important, estrogen (estradiol ) alone will not be an effective birth control.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors