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Prescribed progesterone for periods. Nausea, dizziness, swollen feet, weight gain, sensitivity to smell. Ideas?

Recently, my doctor prescribed me progesterone to help me get my periods regulated. I took it for 7 days and then had a period... That's been about 3 weeks ago since my period. Now, I'm having increased sensitivity to smells, nausea, a tad bit of the runs, dizziness, weight gain, and swelling in the top of my feet and my ankles. I have an appointment with my PCP on Friday, but the oversensitivity to smell is horrible. I'm smelling things my husband can't even smell. Ideas?
Asked On : Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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hi.. you are put on progesterone.. the common side effect is weight gain, edema, nausea, and swelling of the foot due to fluid retension. see your gynaecologiist in any case.. all the best...
Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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