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Daughter taking yaz , arthritis

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My daughter is taking yaz and and she is suffering with arthritis. Before taking this birth control she had no problems with her joints, this be a side effect from Yaz.

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replied August 22nd, 2010
Birth Control Answer A15534
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Usually the birth control pills prevent development of rheumatoid arthritis.
If she has developed symptoms of arthritis after starting on the pills, then it should be discussed with her gynecologist to try and stop the pills and see if effects are reversed. Further tests should also be done to find the cause of her joint pains to be able to start medications to help her.
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