13/05/2021

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I think oral contraceptives can cause dermoid cysts in susceptible individuals. I had had devoped once after taking SAMBA and once after taking Lyndinette. (I had normal follicular cysts then I started taking contraceptives to prevent them, and then a teratome developed which required surgical intervention) Once it looked cancerous on UH althought it were benign 2 times but my first surgery had gone bad as doctors treated it as possibly malignant taking an otherwise healthy ovary out. If that were the protocol on my second dermoid surgery in remaining ovary I would be on artificial hormones now. So people should be aware of it. I have reported it regarding Lyndinette as a possible aderse event.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

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