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Birth control pill usage information - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i have a concern
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   hi
User :   i have a concern
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am taking conterceptive pills from last 3 years and no problem has occured till now
User :   i have a concern
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just wish to know how long i can take them
User :   as i dont wish to have a family in next few years also
Doctor :   you can use contraceptive pills till you are 30-35 years old, beyond that or after 5 years of usage there might be complications
User :   as i dont wish to have a family in next few years also
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   so u mean i can take these pills without any breakgae fro 5 years
Doctor :   please give your details
User :   i am 27, it person, married for 2.5 years, height 5.5 feet, weight 58and no dependents
User :   i am 27, it person, married for 2.5 years, height 5.5 feet, weight 58and no dependents
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   i dont have any problem with these pills till now like nausia etc
User :   i am 27, it person, married for 2.5 years, height 5.5 feet, weight 58and no dependents
User :   no problem..
Doctor :   do you have any addictions
User :   no problem..
User :   no i am teatotleer
User :   no problem..
Doctor :   i didnt get you
User :   i eamn i dont smoke and dont drink
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be safe for another 3 years in your case
Doctor :   at the most another 5 years from now
User :   so can i keep on taking these pills even without a break of months or 2 for next 3 years
Doctor :   yes
User :   so can i keep on taking these pills even without a break of months or 2 for next 3 years
Doctor :   after that also you can use them but there can be complications
User :   but i wish to know whats the maximum duration od this pills to be taken
User :   so can i keep on taking these pills even without a break of months or 2 for next 3 years
Doctor :   like heart problems, BP problems
User :   ok
User :   but i wish to know whats the maximum duration od this pills to be taken
Doctor :   it varies on the individual
User :   but i wish to know whats the maximum duration od this pills to be taken
User :   as u said at max they can be taken for 5 years in continuation
Doctor :   an obese woman, a smoker, a woman with family history of heart diseases
Doctor :   should not take it for a long time
User :   and i have already taken them for 2.5 years , so i can take them for another 2.5 years and then i need to stop
User :   is that what u mean
Doctor :   in most the pills start showing effect after they attain 30-35 years
User :   is that what u mean
Doctor :   i meant from now, 3 yrs from now
Doctor :   you can take them
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   even after that they can be taken but there is an element of risk
Doctor :   you should always eat healthy
User :   ok
Doctor :   and exercise regularly
Doctor :   weight control should be there
User :   after 3 years if i still whish to carry on these pills can i do that
Doctor :   if there is any complication with the pills at any stage
User :   no
Doctor :   you should stop immediately
User :   after 3 years if i still whish to carry on these pills can i do that
User :   no
User :   after 3 years if i still whish to carry on these pills can i do that
Doctor :   it is better not to, but if you maintain a good life style
Doctor :   you can continue
User :   i ahve a question, do these pills help to put on weight
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   they cause weight gain, PMS , breast tenderness, facial hair, acne
User :   what can be done fro breast tenderness
Doctor :   bloating and water retention will also be there
User :   ok
Doctor :   PMS is minimized but
User :   ok
Doctor :   breast tenderness will be there
User :   ok..but what can i do in that case to keep them in shape
User :   if its heavy
User :   ok..but what can i do in that case to keep them in shape
Doctor :   they will remain in shape
User :   ok
Doctor :   only thing is there will be breast pain
User :   ok..but what can i do in that case to keep them in shape
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000 please confirm your details
User :   i am not having pain..but i feel they are heavy and wish to sheed weight..kindly suggest details
Doctor :   you should wear a well fitting bra
User :   these details are correct
Doctor :   it should be firm
User :   these details are correct
User :   that fine..but any specific medicine or excercise or diet that to be taken to shrinke its size a bit
Doctor :   for overweight you can take a low calorie diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   when you reduce weight the size will decrease automatically
Doctor :   if you are still dissatisfied
Doctor :   you can get liposuction done
Doctor :   there are no medicines to reduce breast size
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