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I am really wanting to get back on birth control. I know at the start of being post-op I couldn't keep down even chewable vitamins. I haven't tried anything in pill form since. I was sleeved June 11th, 2010. Was wondering if any of you ladies have gotten back on BC after having surgery and if you had any issues. I know my hormones are all outta whack because I havent had my period since surgery, and I already have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome.)

Just wondering if anyone had issues with it or not. let me know:)


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Hi! I went back on the pill at 6 weeks post op. My surgeon told me to wait that long so as not to risk blood clots. I had NO problems swallowing the tiny little pill, even though bigger pills would make me feel sick. I had to be careful not to have too big a swig of Water at that point so that it wouldn't hurt but that was about it. I don't know if it's because of going off the pill prior to surgery and staying off it, but I also didn't have a period at ALL til about 8-10 weeks post op. Had one regular cycle and now on my 2nd cycle it is lasting foreeeeeeever. It's been like 5 weeks. Annoying. Hope I get re-accustomed to the pill soon!

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