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Birth control options and their side effects - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am getting married and don't want to use rubber. Is there a contraceptive for either men or women which we can use?
User :   hello
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   So, you do not want to to use condomes
User :   and it's condoms
Doctor :   sorry
User :   yes i dont
Doctor :   Your wife can use the birth control pills
Doctor :   or injections every 3 monnths
User :   which pills do you suggest
Doctor :   do you think that is a goof option?
User :   injections for me or my wife?
User :   yes it maybe
Doctor :   For your wife
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is called Depo shot
User :   what pill or injection does she need to take
Doctor :   it works for 3 months
User :   oh ok
User :   she wud hv to go to a gynaecologist for this? or is this over the counter
Doctor :   the birth control pills has to be taken daily
Doctor :   they are also good
User :   can you suggest a good brand of pills?
Doctor :   sure
User :   which one
Doctor :   Are you in rush..
Doctor :   1. Ovral tab
Doctor :   or
Doctor :   2. Ovral- G tab
Doctor :   Ovimed tab
Doctor :   Good brands that know
User :   ok
User :   thank you so much
User :   this will work
Doctor :   ok
User :   would a depo shot have any side effect?
Doctor :   Almost all contraceptives have the same side effect profile
Doctor :   both shots and pills
Doctor :   but for shots: Doctor :   weight gain, may be very less or more bleeding
Doctor :   mood changes
User :   oh ok
User :   thank you
User :   that would be all, thanks a lot Doctor
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   Bye
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