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Does a different indication give a different safety profile for combined hormonal contraception (CHC)? For example I will not be happy to give a woman with body mass index (BMI) of 38kg/m2 the CHC for whatever reason. +

It is UKMEC 3 for use of CHC for contraception by woman with BMI ≥35 kg/m2. The UKMEC gives categories for use for contraceptive purposes only....

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Case study: Flight attendant who goes on long haul flights. She has no other contraindications. Declines long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). Can progestogen-only pill (POP) be used? +

Yes, POP can be used. There is no evidence that the POP increases VTE risk. Flight attendants may have reduced risks of VTE compared with sedentar...

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