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Hi, do you have any feedback on pills that don’t cause vaginal dryness? I need to be on one for my hormonal acne, but unfortunately Yasmin has had the effect of drying me out completely.

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Hi, I was wondering if you had any feedback on pills that don't cause vaginal dryness? I need to be on one for my hormonal acne, but unfortunately yasmin has had the effect of drying me out completely. Dianette made me severely depressed and yasminelle didn't help with my acne. Would appreciate any help at all!

Unfortunately, this can be one of the side effects of being on any birth control pill. Not everyone experiences vaginal dryness, but some do. I recommend that you ask your women’s healthcare provider or gynecologist about something to counteract this effect, such as using vaginal moisturizers.

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