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Abdominal bloating and cramps after taking combined pill.

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Hiya, I haven't recently started the combined pill. I am nearly on the third week and am nearly due my withdrawal bleed. However I have had really bad stomach bloating and sometimes stomach cramps. Is this normal?


The abdominal bloating and cramps could be due to premenstrual syndrome and does not need further investigation other than NSAIDS for the pain. Take care.

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