I recently started birth control (Ortho Tricylen Lo) about two to three months ago. Since then I've been getting very strange symptoms and I am wondering if they are related or not.
The strangest is that I seem to be breaking out everywhere. My face is okay...but I am getting itchy pimples everywhere else...my legs, my shoulders, my butt, my stomach and I even had a killer case of razor burn around my groin area...! Sometimes the pimples itch a little...sometimes they don't. I went to a dermatologist recently (I also suffer from seasonal dermititis/eczma that I needed to get prescriptions for) and I had him check out the "razor burn" and he assured me that's all it was (no herpes)...and he gave me med's for that too...
Since then the rash at the groin has almost cleared up...but I get these random pimples everywhere. It seems to coincide with my BC starting...could these be related? (I've also had many of the standard side effects, incl. weight gain, headaches, and sore breasts) Has this happened to anyone else? I hope I'm not allergic to my boyfriend!
I am having the same problem..a terrible, itchy rash all down the backs of my legs and a little on my arms as well..I have just started a new birth control pill, and am going to stop taking it for awhile and see if the rash goes away (or wind up spending my monthly salary on Lanacane, Benadryl, and Aveeno baths!)
i just started novynette after being on yasmine for years, and have since been getting a rash on my groin area, i have never had to deal with this discomfort before, and i was searching for confirmation that it is related.
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