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Pain in legs, bright blue veins on chest, shoulders. Started taking Yasmin birth control. Should I continue this medication?

Hello, I am 27 years old mother of two young children. I started the Yasmin birth control pill 5 weeks ago. I have had constant pain in my leg which has lasted 2 weeks and iv now noticed bright blue veins showing up on my chest and sholders. Veins dont usually show on my skin as I am olive colour. should I continue with the pill and ride it out or should I stop untill investigated? Apreciate any advice.
Asked On : Sun, 15 Jul 2012
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The pain in the legs with the prominent veins are likely to be due to the hormonal pill that you are taking. In case the pain in legs increases on walking then vascular disease needs to be ruled out after stopping the pills.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 19 Jun 2014
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