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Different types of birth control measures and their side effects - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am a female getting married shortly, could u help me with birth control tips
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, weight and whether you have any other health problems?
User :   my age is 30, weight 56,i do not have any health problems
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are your periods regular?
User :   my periods have mever beem regular as such usual am extensio of 4 to 15 days
Doctor :   You can use either birth Control Pills or Condoms. Birth control Pills are for those whose periods are irregular and who are not comfortable with a condom.
User :   is there a speicif brand ofpills,whem and hw mamytimes tobe taken
Doctor :   Advantages are they regularise periods, lessen the pain during periods and remove the premenstrual symptoms. They are the most fool proof methos
Doctor :   method of contraception
User :   pills preferrd
Doctor :   But drawbacks are side effects like weight gain, acne, facial hair.
Doctor :   They are better not to be used over 35 years and not more than 5 years at a stretch as they can lead to heart problems
Doctor :   They are prescribed by a Gynec after physically examining you.
Doctor :   The pills must be taken daily at a fixed time and
Doctor :   should not be missed
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