Posted by: Hel | 2012/06/06

Strange symptoms

I am 32 years old and have been taking Yasmin on a 2 pack extended cycle for the last 8 years. I stopped taking Yasmin on 4 May. I haven''''t had a period since coming off the pill so I have no idea what my "  normal cycle"  is.
Since coming off the pill I am experiencing the strangest symptoms:
Uncontrollable yawning for the last 2 1/2 weeks.
Anxiety like stomach flutters lasting the whole day for the last week and a half.
Abdominal pain like period pain, more on the right.
And now for the last 3 days my nipples are extremely sensitive and sore and always erect. My breasts are normal, just the nipples hurt.

Could this be withdrawal from the artificial hormones?

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Yes, it is possible to experience these symptoms after stopping an oral contraceptive after 8 years. Your hormones might take some time to normalise but you might also be pregnant and I therefore, suggest that you consult your doctor for a pregnancy test.


Dr Anrich

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