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Does birth control pill help with menstrual symptoms?

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Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Short answer is yes - for both bleeding and pms symptoms.
Frequently pms symptoms, which usually are confined to the pill free days, are even further improved with the pill, if one uses the 24 or 26 day extended pills or the pill is used continuously.

In brief: Yes

Short answer is yes - for both bleeding and pms symptoms.
Frequently pms symptoms, which usually are confined to the pill free days, are even further improved with the pill, if one uses the 24 or 26 day extended pills or the pill is used continuously.
Dr. David Kurss
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Some do. Some don't.

Different brands of pills have varying effects, so one should ask a women's health provider who prescribes them and also enter the name of the oral contraceptive to search for more information on a site like this:

In brief: Some do. Some don't.

Different brands of pills have varying effects, so one should ask a women's health provider who prescribes them and also enter the name of the oral contraceptive to search for more information on a site like this:
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