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Question about side effects of ortho tri-cyclen; any permanent cancer risks?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Apparently not.

Fluid retention is important to tell your doctor because it can be hypertension. The most important fact to note is if you smoke and use this, you can have serious cardiovascular side effects. So do not smoke and use this.

In brief: Apparently not.

Fluid retention is important to tell your doctor because it can be hypertension. The most important fact to note is if you smoke and use this, you can have serious cardiovascular side effects. So do not smoke and use this.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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