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By Keisha lee
 
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Can certain types of birth control pills change your discharge and decrease your sex drive ? I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries.

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Maryann Gromisch RN Guide

Hello Keisha Lee,

That is a very good question.

Citing information provided by Brown University, combination oral contraceptive, which contain estrogen and progestin, may cause a decrease in sex drive in some women.

A slight increase in the amount of discharge may occur in some women, while others may notice less lubrication with intercourse.

You might find some helpful information on this website's Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome page
http://www.empowher.com/condition/polycystic-ovarian-syndrome

Regards,
Maryann

May 7, 2014 - 4:43pm
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