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Hormonal problem, weight gain, pimples on face, back. Prescribed with Yamini. Medicinal side-effect, correct prescribtion?

hi i am 20 years old. m having sum hormonal problm n my weight is increasing n m havimg pimples on my face and back. doctor has suggested me yamini. is it effective? as it is a contraceptive m not sure to take it. on the instruction slip it is given that i may hav side effects such as increasing weight etc etc. kindly suggest me the right thing.
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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Thanks for writing in.
Your symptoms though suggestive of hormonal problem ; underlying cause for hormonal imbalance should be sought out.

Get ultrasound abdomen-pelvis done to rule out PCOD- polycystic ovary disease.
Get thyroid hormones and cortisol levels done to know if symptoms are due to hypothyroidism or adrenal problem.

Yamini as it is contraceptive pill , it will make your cycles regular and maintain estrogen-progesteron balance but at the same time will cause weight gain.

Pimple could be age related and can be treated with topical creams like tretinoin/clindamycin.
Consult physician and discuss the same. Do not blindly continue treatment until and unless underlying cause is ruled out.

Wish you good health.
Best regards,
Dr. Neelam.
Answered: Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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hi welcome to hcm.see ur not mention what kind of hormonal problem u have? do u have irregular periods or what?it may happened female having hormonal problem before marriage and after marriage it solve out.yamini is contraceptive oral pills which help in regularise your hormone so u have to complete the 3month it is hormonal pills having side effect like weight gain,nausea,mood swings etc.batter u try agnus castus Q which is homoeopathic medicine take 2tab in 1 glass of water 2times except when ur periods come .which is safe alternative .else u have to do exercise and yoga which help u a lot plus eat green leafy veg.
Answered: Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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