20/06/2019

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Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I wish my GP told me that estrogen based contraceptive pills were linked to thrombosis, to avoid the pulmonary embolism later on in life. I would definetly never taken them then. Even if you have no blood disorders,genetic diposition,etc-you can still get this,and I am a living(lucky)proof of that.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I regained back my skin,overweight and hair problems, but I used to have constant thursh infections on a pill which pretty much died out when I stopped taking it. Moodiness came back,and the appetite for salty/greasy food. Fascial/body hair became worse than it was on a pill.

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