Birth Control FAQ

Common questions and answers about how to get new birth control or a birth control refill though HeyDoctor

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Written by Brendan Levy, Sara Lambe, and Christina Jansen

What is migraine with aura and what does it have to do with birth control?

If I have migraine with aura should I use estrogen containing birth control?
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What different types of birth control do you offer?

We offer most pills, patches, and rings.
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How much will the birth control prescription cost?

How much it will cost with or without insurance, and how you can get an idea of the costs before paying for your visit at HeyDoctor.
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Written by Christina Jansen
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Who should use this service?

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How many refills do I get with a Birth Control Visit?

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Is it legal to get birth control this way with HeyDoctor?

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What is the difference between progestin-only pills and combination pills?

Description of different types of birth control pills, and the risks and benefits of each
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Will birth control make me gain weight?

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Is it okay to skip periods with my pills?

If you use the pill or the ring, you don't need magic powers to control your menstrual cycle.
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Why does it matter if I smoke?

What smoking has to do with certain types of birth control
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Does obesity make the pill, patch, or ring less effective?

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