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Does using birth control patches increase my risk for stroke?
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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Birth control has hormones that can increase the risk for stroke.
It's one of the well known complications. That risk is multiplied if you also smoke. However in young healthy nonsmoking individuals that overall risk is still pretty low.

In brief: Yes
Birth control has hormones that can increase the risk for stroke.
It's one of the well known complications. That risk is multiplied if you also smoke. However in young healthy nonsmoking individuals that overall risk is still pretty low.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Yes
Further increased if you smoke.

In brief: Yes
Further increased if you smoke.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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