Tender breasts and abdominal cramps mid month and I'm on the pill?

May be the pill. Some both control pills vary their hormonal content through the month, some do not. Check with your physician as to your pill type. You may benefit from a mono phasic pill- one that does not alter its dose through the 21 days before the blank pills.

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I'm in my mid 50s, postmenopausal for several years. Now having vaginal "egg white" discharge, cramps, and tender breasts for a week. Normal?

Not exactly. These symptoms are common with estrogen stimulation of the uterus, vagina & breast. Are you taking hormones? Are you using any "natural" supplements to ease menopause symptoms? Other medications and foods can cause an estrogen like reaction in the body. Don't panic, but have it checked by your gyne. Read more...

Been on the pill for a week now, and after feeling sick/vomiting and tender breasts I started to spot lightly. Is this normal for the pill?

Can be. Check a pregnancy test even though you are on the pill and you may want to change the timing of your pill to bedtime to avoid some of these symptoms. IF it persists call your physician to see if next cycle you need a different type of pill. Don't stop it mid cycle unless you want to bleed. Read more...

Are really tender breasts a side effect of the pill?

Yes its common. It's common to have mastalgia (or painful breasts) if you are taking birth control pills. It often does go away after your body gets used to the hormone changes. If the pain gets severe then go back to your physician and see what other form of birth control might work. Read more...

Had sex with condom and started bc a couple days later. Cramping, nausea, tender breasts are what I'm feeling already. Is it just the pill?

Hormones Vs. UTI. First the package inserts and a million things online will tell you that going on hormones will often feel like you have gotten pregnant. This is normal. Second, one cannot get pregnant without sperm. That is not how nature works. Third, the cramping and nausea could also represent a common bladder infection or other urinary tract infection. Read more...