Why do birth control pills side effects say weight gain but some doctors say only the shot. ..But plenty of women complain about bc pill weight gain?

Varies. The pill will cause some cyclic variation in fluid retention. That would appear to cause weight gain. That fluid retention would wax and wane with the cycle, so the gain would wax and wane as well with no cumulative net gain over time. Women who gain weight over time are ingesting more calories than they are burning and those calories do not come from the birth control pill.

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Distended stomach. Heavy, larger feeling boobs. No weight gain. Am on second packet of birth control pills. Neg HPTs. BC Side effects or?

Side effects of BCP. The heavier feeling to your breasts are almost certainly a side effect from the BCP's. The stomach distention is less clear. Digestive problems are unusual but not impossible with hormonal therapy. You are just a few weeks into treatment. I'd give it through this pack and see if the GI problems get any better with time. The breasts are not likely to change much from where they are now. Read more...
Birth control. Your symptoms are likely from birth control pills. There are many different formulations that may be better for you. Talk to your doctor. Read more...

What birth control pills help acne and have no weight gain or emotional side effects?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) usually have less side effects. For acne, 1.Take Cipro 500 mg twice daily for 3 weeks 2. Squeeze the acne lesion to take out the pus. Squeeze enough till all the pus is out and a little bit of blood comes our. 3. Wash your face with medicated soap twice daily and apply clindamycine 1% solution on each acne lesion. In 3 weeks you will be very happy. Read more...