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Which choice would be better for fibroid tumors. The Depo-Provera shot or the birth control pill? If my fibroids shouldn't be hurting this bad what can be?

Your fibroids. Could be hurting that bad, if the pain is from the fibroids those 2 meds will not shrink or treat the fibroids , those 2 meds can stop your periods so you won't bleed or have pain on your period if they work in your case which they may or may not. Read more...

I got the Depo-Provera shot yesterday my bf ejaculated in me today. If I take a birth control pill now will I b protected from pregnancy? Or no?

Plan b. If this is your first Depo-Provera provera, you should take Plan B or another emergency contraceptive as soon as possible. I usually tell my patients that they should use a condom back up the first month of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) use. Read more...

Am on Depo-Provera shot, but my dermatologist is recommending another birth control pill because of my acne. What do you think am scared of the side effects?

You're the judge. When it comes to treatment, whether medication or procedure, your doc should help you weigh risks, benefits & alternatives to determine which option is best for you. Some birth control pills are also used to help treat acne. Ortho-cept & ortho tri-cyclen are good examples. Check out www.Epocrates.Com & www.Drugs.Com to review possible side effects. Read more...

Can switching to birth control pill while still on Depo-Provera cause high risk pregnancy in the future?

No. Switching from depo to ocps has no bearing on pregnancy status in the future. If you have medical conditions that make you a high risk pt in pregnancy, these won't change unless you have complications attributed to your pills (stroke, clots, embolization events, etc). You will be advanced maternal age (ama = >35 yo) but i don't consider this high risk by itself. Take good care of yourself. Read more...