05/07/2019

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Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Took the pill continuously for preventative treatment for endometriosis for over a decade so didn’t get periods.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

Headaches

Dizziness

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Spots or acne

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Still haven’t gotten my period yet. Horrible cystic acne which I never had. I felt dizzy for nearly 2 weeks straight. Had horrible headaches immediately coming off of the pill. Haven’t had much energy. My breasts shrank (maybe a cup size?) and no breakthrough bleeding yet. I’m hoping to get pregnant so worried that I haven’t gotten my period yet.

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