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Topic Tuesday: Vaginal itching and dryness after taking the pill

"I have vaginal itching and dryness since I started taking the pill – could the pill be causing it?" Vaginal itching or dryness could unfortunately be caused

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Topic Tuesday: Nexplanon and irregular bleeding

I have Nexplanon and have had irregular bleeding since I got it 4 months ago – is this normal? Yes, spotting between periods when you are on a progestin-only

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Topic Tuesday: Can having an IUD increase your sex drive?

Can having an IUD increase your sex drive? Some patients do report a decrease in libido (sex drive) when they go from not using any birth control to using a tr

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Topic Tuesday: Funky Smell Down There

"Is this funky smell I have normal? I don’t have any itching or discomfort, just a foul odor down there."

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Topic Tuesday: Switching the time to take your birth control pill

"What do I do if I want to switch the time I take my birth control pill?" Great question! Since it is very important to take your pill at the same time every d

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Topic Tuesday: Mirena IUD and Spotting

I’ve had the Mirena IUD for a year now and I stopped having a period, but sometimes I have some spotting from time to time - is that normal?" Great question!

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Topic Tuesday: STD with the use of a Condom

I had a one-night stand with someone and we used a condom. Could I still get an STD? It is great that you used a condom! When having sex with someone you just

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Topic Tuesday: On the mini pill and am Spotting between periods.

I am on the mini pill and am spotting between periods. Will it ever improve? Is this normal? Yes, spotting between periods when you are on a progestin-only min

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Topic Tuesday: Periods with the Paragard IUD

“Does Paragard IUD cause your period to be heavier?” The simplest answer to this question is yes… and no. Let’s dive into why this is!

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Topic Tuesday: Morning After pill and being overweight

"I heard that the morning after pill is not effective if you are overweight, is that true?" Great question! There are a few types of emergency contraception (E

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