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Help Me Choose My Next Form Of Birth Control!

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So I'm looking for my next form of birth control and I was hoping that some helpful members out there might share their experiences and recommendations with me for birth control that doesn't make acne worse.

I was using the pill for years and it was giving me the symptoms of IBS. Every time I have tried to take it since stopping it has made me feel so nauseous I can only manage three days maximum so I'm not sure that this is an option for me. I've not tried the ortho tri cyclen style pills, are these very different to pills such as yasmin? And do they have similar side effects? Also remembering to take a pill everyday is a little bit of a hassle.

My GP has recommended the injection but I have read about this causing acne and it sort of scares me that you're stuck with it for 3 months once you commit. I have also heard similar things about the implant. Has anyone had experience with the implant or injection? Either positive of negative?

I'm tempted to try the contraceptive patch as it can be removed if it is causing side effects, but it does contain progesterone so could be triggering for acne. Anyone tried the patch.

I think I've also ruled out the coil which is a shame as it doesn't affect hormones but I already get heavy and painful periods. I've also heard that it can be uncomfortable for the guy which obviously my partner wouldn't be impressed with.

Are there any other methods I've missed?

Thanks in advance for any advice you can give me!

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How about condoms and the vcf sterile film. Sigh* birth control ruined my life. Yes I had the clearest skin of my life. But it ruined my digestive system, my self esteem, my friendships (due to mood swings), my relationship with my dad (he contributed but I was a psycho needless to say), it almost destroyed and obliterated my 5 yr relationship. Think really hard what ur doing to urself...are constant yeast infections worth it? Is BV worth it and frequent trips to the gyno to get on antibiotics to further fuck up ur system worth it? How about being constantly lethargic, weight gain, depression....lack of immunity and endless trips to the emergency room and dr. Visits. Bronchitis snd respiratory problems worth it? Not for a dick. When men can get on birth control I would suggest it. But until then. It's just not worth it. 1.5 yrs later I'm still fixing the damage it's done to me

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DON'T go on Aubra unless you want all the symptoms that Ms. Mary just mentioned... that is all I have to say.



Nuvaring?



Also, all hormonal birth controls contain progesterone. That's how they work. You need progesterone. It's the type of progesterone, as explained in Green Gables' post, linked above, that may trigger acne.

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DON'T go on Aubra unless you want all the symptoms that Ms. Mary just mentioned... that is all I have to say.

Nuvaring?

Also, all hormonal birth controls contain progesterone. That's how they work. You need progesterone. It's the type of progesterone, as explained in Green Gables' post, linked above, that may trigger acne.

+1 on Aubra. I was on it for one month and I got such severe mood swings and had a horrible time interacting with people. It made my skin clear (noticeably within 2 weeks), but proceed with caution
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