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Coming off birth control symptoms?

Patient: I recently took birth control (microgestin) for a month but stopped right when i got to the brown pills. i had unprotected sex on the 20th of october and stopped taking the pill on the 21st well a week and a half ago i had really dark brown blood that was not heavy like my normal period and lasted 4 days if that. i have been super nauseous but dont throw up, and had no appeitite and just today i got really short of breath walking to the store. is these symptoms of coming off the birth control?

 

 

Symptoms: Nausea, sob, headache, lower back pain. fatigue

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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