Does yasmin pill cause tender breasts?

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Out of the 209 reviews for yasmin pill, 0 people (0%) reported tender breasts.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  24th Mar 24

  •  Stopped using

Terrible terrible pill - started in in March 2023, by May 2023 had developed what I know now is POTS. Went to GP they dismissed me so thought it had nothing to do with the pill so kept taking. Constant dizziness, faintness, low BP, high heart rate - constantly felt fatigued. Passed out several times in public - GP again said it's vasovagal syncope and common in young women. Did some research, the progestin drosperinone in the pill is a diuretic and can cause this - no amount of water with salt could fix this either, water would just go straight through me which I think was affecting my BP so much. Also caused extreme dry skin and vaginal dryness, as well as pain during sex (which I think was directly related to the dryness), and emotional fluctuations - in the last few months of being on the pill I felt constantly sad, anything would set me off sobbing and it was terrible. I came off the pill early March 2024, within 2 weeks the POTS like symptoms had gone, my dry skin is slowly getting better and in general feel a lot better in myself. Have had a copper IUD put in. I am not sure if the pill caused weight gain per se, I thought the above had manifested as hypoglacemia as before starting the pill I would not eat much, and thought maybe it was related to blood sugar - I now know this is not the case, and since coming off I have gone back to eating once a day with none of the above issues. I will say it increased my appetite though and I think it made it harder to lose weight - since coming off I have lost 7kg in two weeks.

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  6th Feb 24

  •  Still using

At first Yasmin was great and really cleared up my skin which I loved. However after 2 and a half years my mood had declined and I struggle with anxiety a lot more. Around the time of my pill break I get terrible headaches and nausea. When I start a new pack my anxiety increases massively and makes it hard to function. The worst side effect is I have no libido at all and I feel very flat.

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
18 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  28th Jul 23

  •  Still using

giving this one more month before i try a different one because so far my experience with yasmin has been extremely negative. some of my worst issues with it are the on and off nausea and cramps almost every day, as well as painful, sensitive, and swollen chest. i started taking this to reduce my period symptoms and pms, so it has been really annoying that it has not really improved any but instead given me them every day. i also didn't experience nausea before but now i have that which has also given me an irregular appetite. i became extremely emotional, low mood, crying most days, bad anxiety and low self esteem, and physically tired and slow too. also when i got to the pill break it felt just like my normal periods except with even more large clots. yasmin has made me feel really disheartened and i can only hope i have more luck with something else, or these side effects ease off

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Yasmin pill common side effects

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57% of yasmin pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

55% of yasmin pill reviewers reported tender breasts

49% of yasmin pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness

44% of yasmin pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

41% of yasmin pill reviewers reported period like cramps

Possible yasmin pill side effects

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