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One wonderful thing about modern birth control is that a woman has many choices. Several decades ago, she effectively had none. The advent of the birth control pill put the co...
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A cyst is a fluid-filled sac. A cyst can develop almost anywhere on the body. Left untreated, they have been known, in very rare cases, to grow to as many as 200 pounds or mor...
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Breakthrough bleeding while on a combination hormonal contraceptive is extremely common in the first month or two, with it happening to as many as 30 percent of women on these...
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When the oral contraceptive Yasmin hit the United States market thanks to FDA approval in 2001, it was a smashing success. It came flying out of the gate because of pre-market...
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Emergency contraceptives are useful in a variety of situations, and thankfully are becoming more and more available to sexually active women. Emergency contraception is usefu...
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While there are many common side effects from taking hormone-based contraceptives like the birth control pill, most of them—including breast tenderness, nausea, spotting or ir...
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Contraceptive gels are just one of the many contraceptive spermicides available for use by couples who do not wish to become pregnant. Contraceptive gels come in a variety of...
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Curiously, this is one of the most common questions asked about contraceptive use. The answer, according to Planned Parenthood's resident question and answer guru Dr. Vanessa...
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Levora is just one of almost twenty different marketing names for the same drug combination in an oral contraceptive: ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel. In short, Levora is...
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Mirena birth control refers to the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD), also known as the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system. Mirena was first approved for birth contro...

 
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