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Birth Control = No Sex Drive!

Please tell me I am not alone....I was on birth control and I ran out of a pack and I havent gone to the pharmacy yet to pick it up and seriously one day of not being on it and bam I got my urge back...my husband was a happy man!! What should I do???? It's driving me nuts...I NEED HELP!

Thu. May 15, 11:26am

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I went off the pill a couple months ago for that very same reason. And it has helped my sex drive already too. My husband and I are just careful and use condoms now... Which sucks but he'd rather me be into it and have more of a drive!! Is that an option for you and your hubby?

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 11:49 AM

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I've been on the pill consistently for the past 7 years and it has not diminished my sex drive at all. I wish it did because I want it all the time.

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 11:54 AM

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I just switched to ortho cyclen and I went from being pretty "normal" in the sex drive area to NOTHING! I feel terrible for my boyfriend.

Friday, May 16, 2008, 1:06 PM

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I had a similar problem a while back. I asked my gyn about it and she switched me to a new pill. My suggestion is to ask your doc for something new and see if that works for you if you don't want to go without your own protection.

Friday, May 16, 2008, 2:46 PM

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I had the exact same problem when I was on Yaz. In fact, I had a SLEW of problems from being on Yaz. I say ditch oral contraceptives (the hormones are not good for you anyway) and talk to your doctor about safer and equally as effective options.

Friday, May 16, 2008, 5:42 PM

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