04/06/2021

Yasmin

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'11"/180cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This pill isn’t the one for me unfortunately. I started using Yasmin after my gynaecologist recommended it to me after they found a cyst on my right ovary. I wasn’t on any birth control after a bad experience with the Ballerine IUD but I did want to start with birth control again. Positive: the Yasmin did help and the cyst is gone. Negative: a lot of spotting, starting in week 2, continuing into a period and then again spotting. I’m very moody anxious and upset all the time. Which is very unlike me :( breast are very sore and enlarged. My libido is gone, it does not exist anymore. I also became very very bloated around my stomach area and got a puffy face and swollen ankles. Two days ago I’ve stopped using it and I can’t wait to get back to feeling like myself again.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Better skin

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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