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stopping birth control pill due to Post nasal drip.

Hi , so for the past 2 and a half years I have been on this birth control pill , ortho tri cyclen lo . I have had my share of mood swings but my absolute most out of control side effect was the constant post nasal drip . I mean this stuff was in my throat for 24/7 , without a break , day and night . I have suffered from this for 2 years non stop , and it also managed to mess up my right ear ( eustichian tube got stuck and stayed that way for 2 years now ). Nothing else has change in my life in this period , except me getting on the pill . After many doctors visits , nasal sprays and meds nothing made it better . I did some research on my own and found out that birth control can actually cause post nasal drip , so I decided to get off of it as soon as I finish this pack . If you have had similar experience please let me know . thanx
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replied October 1st, 2013
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If the symptoms have started after getting started with hormonal birth control pill use, then the symptoms could be attributed to them and stopping with the use of the hormonal birth control pills might help with controlling the symptoms. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further clarification and assistance. Use non-hormonal methods for your birth control purpose.
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