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i have been having sore and tender breast backache headache lots of dizziness fatigue and food craving for food that i dont like. i took birth control for a week and stopped taking it.

By December 2, 2011 - 3:10am
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The area around my nipples are like tennis ball size and dark. Yet do u think if cud be

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It is possible that is due to PMS symptoms. Experiencing such thing before your period is normal but if you constantly have this problem it is best to see a GYN.


December 5, 2011 - 11:55am
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Hi payge,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Not sure what your question was. But if you were taking birth control pills, that might be the cause for your symptoms. Here is a list of side effect of birth control pills. 

  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Sore or swollen breasts
  • Small amount of blood, or spotting, between periods
  • Lighter periods
  • Mood changes

    Once the Pills are stopped, a women can ovulate two weeks after.  Some of the things you might want to Keep track of: when you stopped the pill, have you had a period yet and if you were sexually active the weeks after stopping the pill.

    Here's a link that might help.




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