05/07/2021

Yasmin

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Was taking this pill for about 6 months, started experiencing chronic vaginal irritation. I was diagnosed with vulvodynia and started on multiple nerve blocking medications and reliant on numbing cream for my vulva. This lasted around 3 years, I stopped taking the pill for another reason and my symptoms have completely resolved and no longer need medications at all. 3 years of hell due to this pill and left with vaginismus due to chronic pain with sex

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

Symptoms due to pill subsided after 2 months of not taking it

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