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I use the vaginal ring and have been for about 5 months now. I got ill in October and was on a tough round of antibiotics and steroids. I then relapsed and did the same about a little less than a ...

Could antibiotics and gluten be the cause of prolonged brown discharge and spotting?

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I have been on Nuvaring for two months now. I leave them in for 4 weeks and never have a period. Except this month I had light brown spotting starting 5 days before it was due to change the ring ...

Period or breakthrough bleeding?

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I am extremely sensitive to gluten so I stay away from it. Although lately I have been having cramps and discomfort before a BM as if I had been eating gluten prior. I’ve been off it for almost ...

Abdominal Pain

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I had never had a problem with my breasts being sore before I was put on a different birth control until now. I’ve searched all over the internet and have gotten so many conflicting reviews I just ...

Does a slight increase in estrogen make breasts sore?

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I just got on NuvaRing from Yaz 3 weeks ago.Since then, my breasts have been super sore and I'm tired all the time (also started a new job and am working 60 hours a week). I have a slight pain in ...

Breasts Hurting - Overall Tired

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I am on NuvaRing and have experienced an increase in discharge, and my breasts and nipples are sore. I am also finishing my pack of Yaz as per gyno instruction. Can that also cause more hormonal ...

cew017 commented on cew017's post Can side effects of a new birth control start within the first week or two?

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I am on NuvaRing and have experienced an increase in discharge, and my breasts and nipples are sore. I am also finishing my pack of Yaz as per gyno instruction. Can that also cause more hormonal ...

Can side effects of a new birth control start within the first week or two?

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Also, are the results sent in a letter or call?

What does a vaginal swab test, not pap smear, test for - and when do you get the results back?

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I had heard that women gain weight on Yaz, but I was on it for a year and had no weight gain - just migraines if I didn't take it continuously. So is weight gain a risk if I didn't on Yaz?

How many women actually gain weight from the NuvaRing?

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I used to have breakthrough bleeding a lot once I started, but that quit. I don't skip periods often but last month I did and I have the light brown discharge. Is this just a hormonal thing? I'm ...

I skipped my period using Vestura last month, but had my period this month. Now after the last day of the period I have light brown discharge. Is that normal?

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I take probiotics, oil of oregano, olive leaf, and other supplements to help with gut health. I don't eat bread, and less than 30g of carbs a day. Also, no dairy products other than the cream I ...

Why does my tummy get bigger throughout the day, but when I wake up it's flat?

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I have known my gynecologist for years, yet my yearly exam brings on such a panic that I can barely keep from having a full blown panic attack and crying. Is this normal? It is not the ...

cew017 commented on cew017's post I am having the worst anxiety about going to the gynecologist. Is that normal? What are ways to combat it?

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I have known my gynecologist for years, yet my yearly exam brings on such a panic that I can barely keep from having a full blown panic attack and crying. Is this normal? It is not the ...

I am having the worst anxiety about going to the gynecologist. Is that normal? What are ways to combat it?

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With the affordability of contraceptives for many women under the Affordable Care Act, it might be tempting to rush in to the doctor to get a prescription. But first it’s important to know how ...

cew017 commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Your Contraceptives Can Affect Your Mental Health

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I take a pill that allows me to skip periods if I feel like, so the last pill (of the pack) I took was at 9:30 - 10:00 the night before I had a guy over. The guy I had over had unprotected sexual ...

Took BC pill 4 hours late on the 4th week, can I still get pregnant?