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Old 08-28-2003, 05:12 PM   #1
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I had surgery to remove a large cyst on my left ovary that was full of blood and that the doctor claimed i had endometriosis...i have never been on bcps and he put me on tri-cyclen....to keep the cysts from coming back and keep the endometriosis under control...6 months later the bcp that i'm on...i get dizziness, weird tingling sensation above my belly button, really bad mood swings and the worse depression/anxiety...seems to be worse right around my period and after....and i had bad anxiety before i went on bcp...what should i do...is it the bcp that makes it worse...are these bcps too high of a doses...does bcps really keep endometriosis under control...Please help!

 
Old 08-28-2003, 05:48 PM   #2
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These are questions that only your doc can help you with since everyone reacts differently to each birth control. See or call your doc and get his help on this.

 
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Old 08-28-2003, 09:44 PM   #3
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It sounds like they are definitely doing a number on your hormone levels. Either have your doctor check your hormone levels or have him try a new type of BC. I'm not sure if they work on endometriosis, but I know they are suppose to work on cysts. Good luck and take care!

 
Old 08-29-2003, 06:45 AM   #4
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I was given BCP's to treat and prevent ovarian cysts. I had lots of unpleasant symptoms the first month, but they all went away by the second month. Maybe you could ask for a different type of BCP.

 
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