17/08/2020

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

This is my third week on a lose dose combined pill. I’ve been cramping almost every day, however they’ve only been mild cramps. I’m cramping as I type this now. My vaginal discharge has increased greatly, I know a lot of women suffer from vaginal dryness but it seems to be the opposite for me. My first period since starting the pill is scheduled for next week when I take my sugar pills. I don’t know if the cramping will worsen but I’m hoping it doesn’t. I’ve also been having frequent headaches, atleast twice a week. Some are so painful that I can’t even focus and the only thing I can do is sleep. My breasts have also been tender and enlarged this week.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know / can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

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