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Questions and Answers About the Pill

The pillDo you have questions about past or current Pill use? Wonder about the benefits or drawbacks of hormone replacement therapy?

Read this Q&A with obstetrician/gynecologist Daniela Carusi, M.D., the director of general gynecology at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Carusi also teaches obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School.

Current Pill Use
Is it safe? How do prescriptions differ? Will there be a male pill?

Past Pill Use
Could there be complications from past Pill use? What about hormone replacement therapy?

Visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health's MEDLINE Plus Web site for more information on pregnancy, contraception, hormone replacement therapy, and other women's health topics.

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