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Dizziness and hot flashes after using birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   ?
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my girlfriend just started birth control
User :   the ortho evra patch
Doctor :   k
Doctor :  
what is her age
User :   17
Doctor :   k

User :   she had a really dizzy hot flash kind of thing..
User :   is that normal?
Doctor :   when she had?
User :   about 20 minutes ago
User :   and just started the patch today
Doctor :   k is her health normal
User :   yes, just got a physical, very healthy
Doctor :   weight and disease free
User :   yes
Doctor :   k she had any meals before or not
User :   a small meal
User :   more of a snack
Doctor :   this happened anytime before
User :   no
Doctor :   is she on menses now
User :   menses?
Doctor :   it happens in quite a few patients
Doctor :   no need to worry
Doctor :   menstrual periods
User :   oh yes, first day
Doctor :   ya may be due to that

Doctor :  
nothing to worry
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