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Can the side effect of the pill cause dry skin around thighs and abdomen?

hello, I have been taking this pill for about 6 months now as a solution to heavy, irregular periods associated with perimenopause. Lately I have noticed that the skin on my thighs and abdomen has become unusually dry. Is this a normal side-effect of the pill or is it more likely to ba associated with dropping oestrogen levels? many thanks
Mon, 4 Nov 2019
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Hello,

The symptoms seem to be related to a normal condition during menopause. I suggest to continue the medications that you are using as prescribed by your doctor. I also suggest using a moisturizer for local application and drink a lot of liquids.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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