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Low-Ogestrel: Low-ogestrel can indeed make you more sun sensitive? ...Read more
Weight loss: With a good diet and exercise weight loss is very possible while on the contraceptive pills. Try avoiding simple carbohydrates like the sugars, rice, bread, pasta, etc... Avoid anything with high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners. A good alternative will be the use of stevia. Try doing the high intensity interval training type of exercises. ...Read more
I'm on low ogestrel and i'm currently on the last two inactive pills and have had some pink spotting that has turned red but very light is that normal?
Normal: It is normal to have spotting or bleeding during the inactive pills. Typically when you start the new pack within 1-2 days on the active pill the "period" will stop. ...Read more
Not particularly...: ...Common, but it can happen. Any birth control pill alters your hormone levels, and that can cause facial hair growth (among other things) in some individuals. If the growth is sufficient to be unacceptable to you, you should call your doctor and discuss substituting a different bcp or an alternate form of birth control. ...Read more