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01 Jul 2005

What to use?
Hi There. I am a 21 year old female currently on the pill Melodene. I get pretty irritated being on the pill because the water retention is huge and it makes me put on weight. Oddly enough, I feel my best when I have my period. I want to know, is "the loop" a safe alternative to the pill? What exactly is it? Are there any side affects? I heard that it makes ones periods a lot heavier and one also tends to spot. Is this true? And how much does it typically cost? Thank you for your help. xxx
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gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

You could try Yasmin. This is supposed to have much less water retention. The IUCD is another option if you are in a monongamous relationship. Side effects are heavier and more painful periods. It lasts for 5 years.

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