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Infection and medication to reduce effectiveness of birth control medicine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   There a chance that i have a tapeworm could it cancel my birth control
Doctor :   Tape worm infection alone does not reduce the effectivity of birth control pills.
User :   Okay and also my doctor said its not something important and it should leave my system soon on its own but i did research and it says the contrary what is true
Doctor :   However, if you are on an antibiotic, there are chances that it can alter the effects of birth control pills.'
User :   oh okay thank you
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