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What can I do if I can't tolerate treatment with the contraceptive pill?

With advances in minimally invasive operative technology, in addition to procedures that have been performed for many years, definitive surgical treatment is available to some women. However, not every person is an ideal surgical candidate; for those women as well as those who want to avoid surgery, a different version of the Pill (or a different delivery method of the combined hormones) may be a viable alternative.

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