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PCOS, on contraceptives. Feel bloated, sharp pains under left rib, IBS. Causes ?

Hi, I have recently found out that i have Polycystic overies. They have given me the contraceptive pill to control it... since taking it i have fel very bloated. My tummy swells up and i feel sick. I have also started getting sharp pains under my left rib/ left arm pit. I suffer from IBS also. I am most worried about the chest pain ... I am 22. Any advice would be much appreciated.
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM,

I will try my best to provide you with best possible professional recommendations to your questions.

Oral contraceptive pills contain progesterone and estrogen,your symptoms of bloating , feeling sick etc are the side effects of progesterone.

If this symptoms are worrisome then consult your doctor they will change the amount of combination.


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