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Pregnancy Symptoms?

By January 8, 2014 - 2:19pm
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I am having pregnancy symptoms but I'm pretty sure I'm not pregnant! I have veiny breasts, tender nipples, and constipation. However, I take my bc (junel Fe) religiously and my boyfriend and I always use condoms when we have sex. Last intercourse was 12/6 and then I had brown breakthrough bleeding for about a week leading up to a heavy 2.5 day period. (Fairly normal for me). My doc is actually putting me on ortho tri cyclen because junel causes me to have breakthrough bleeding despite taking it correctly (he said this can often happen on a low dose pill, especially since I've been on it for 2 years). I've actually had veiny breasts/sore nipples before and not been pregnant But what could cause me to be having These very specific pregnancy symptoms?

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Hello C4521,

I think Junel FE is responsible for causing the breast symptoms.
Reported common side effects of Junel FE include black stools, infrequent bowel movements, breast tenderness, acne, stomach cramps, swelling of the abdomen, intense abdominal pain, and water retention.

C4521, hopefully you will have a better experience with the new prescribed birth control pills.


January 8, 2014 - 5:48pm
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