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25 May 2004

Discomfort after discontinuing pill
Hi Doc,

I am 43 years old and have just stopped taking the pill (Marvelon) after 4 years use. I am in my 3rd week without the pill and am experiencing very tender breasts and lower abdominal pain (a full feeling with painful ovaries particularly on the one side). I am not pregnant and my husband has had a vasectomy. Are these symptoms a result of coming off the pill , my age and hormonal changes. Oh yes I am also hypothyroid and take 3 Eltroxin a day. Please advise.
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01 Jan 0001

The symptoms are probably related to homonal changes as your body adjusts. The pain may be ovulation pain.

Best wishes
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