Birth control pills with Hepatitis C(cronic)
Jun 17, 2002
I was tested positive for hepatitis C. There are no abnormalities of blood works and no other current noticeable effects. Should the use of birth control pills be prevented due to any affect on the liver or can they be used safely? Thanks.
Response from Dr. Fried
Birth control pills may be used in the setting of chronic hepatitis C. Your risk of problems from them should be no greater than the average person. Discuss this further with your healthcare professional.
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