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A 22-year-old female asked:

I recently switched birth controls & i'm wondering if it's normal to have cramps in my lower abdomen, restless legs, headaches, be bloated& constipated?

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Dr. William Forsythe
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
It's not unusual: You may have a ifferent dose of estrogen than you are used to which can cause these symptoms.
Last updated Jul 17, 2012

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