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I am on Evra patches and have found that I get a sore chest which only goes away on my patch free week, it feels like a bruise. I also find it itches at times, which is really irritating.
Is this a side effect? Is it normal?
itching, redness, swelling at patch area are stated side effects of this patch. chest pains are a warning to stop using and immediately contact your gynecologist.
when i turned fourteen i tried this patch but i got severe breast pain and nipple inflammation after three days. my gynecologist changed me to ortho novum birth control pills and i have had no side effects, yet.
As I am on the patch for painful, heavy periods, the IUD isnt an option, as that can make them heavier. I actually came off the depo shot around November 2016, after a nightmarish 2 years on it (I wish I hadn't been on it that long, but I thought at the time it best to stick it out and see if the side effects wore off or lessened any. They didnt! :-( ). I can put up with the patch site becoming irritated, I use baby oil to remove any residue, I meant my actual breasts have itched, I wonderd if that was normal, and how long should it take for this to wear off?