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Birth Control Pills / Contraceptive Pills – Types, Advantages & Risks

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Side effects or Adverse Effects of Birth Control Pills / Oral Contraceptive Pills

The Birth Control Pill is extremely safe and effective but some women experience the following side or adverse effects in the initial stage, which fades away eventually over a period of three months.

Nausea

Weight gain

Headaches, dizziness

Tenderness of the breast

Spotting may occur especially with pills containing progestin only

Mood swings

Blood clots within blood vessels (especially seen in women who are above 35 yrs of age and are in the habit of smoking)

Dark Spotty pigmentation of the skin

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i had sex on 3rd day of menstrual cycle. and it did not occur again after 35 day. can i pregnant.
yogendra1993 Wednesday, March 26, 2014
What happens when virgin takes M-pill, not knowing that she is a virgin? Anything serious happens?
Chinni123 Friday, March 21, 2014
my wife mensus was on 5th aug we had sex on 18th how to control birth
vkgtss61 Wednesday, September 04, 2013
i am 17 years old. i had sex before 2 months and i takes i-pill after 2 month.can i be pregnent.
aisha786 Friday, August 30, 2013
Where is the male birth control pill????
deeeddeeeeeeeee Saturday, August 03, 2013
If a woman start to take birth control at the age 33 yr old is it will also help them to reduces risk of ovarian or other cancers? or you have to take it when you are very young?
justwondering Friday, July 26, 2013
If any woman takes Birth control Pill's for long period i.e. 20 years contuniously . Is it Harmful for her body what side effects will found
Tejas.92 Saturday, June 29, 2013
i have taken uv72 in sep 2012 but in this month april my period has not come for last 2 months what shud i do and i have checked i am not pregnant
as09222 Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Hey,my gf is having some mensuration cycle problem,nd usually miss the cycle some time,treatment is going on for that nd now she is normal from 2 months,can she take contraceptive pills in case of emergency.
khan3792 Monday, April 22, 2013
Dear madam, i want to postponed my Decrease in menstrual in one month next week my marge ..after marge 3 to 4 days my period time also if possible to postponed this month can you please help which tablet i want to use
jomcy Friday, April 05, 2013
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