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Can birth control make you itchy?

In brief: Not classically but. As often birth control causes tender or sensitive breast tissue. But, your body may responds a bit differently and instead of feeling pain it may be that you perceive “itchiness”/pruritus. Alternatively, it could be a very atypical allergic reaction.

Can a birth control pill make your skin itch? Eczema is a condition where your skin becomes inflamed and causes red, itchy blotches to appear. Eczema can be caused by soaps, clothing materials, foods we eat, and even pills we take. Because the birth control pill can cause dehydration, it will often lead to red skin rashes.

Are there any side effects of taking birth control pills? Because birth control pills cause dehydration, they are known to cause red, dry, itchy eyes. Just like women who may develop skin rashes, their eyes can also be affected by the lack of moisture in their bodies. If you notice this symptom, but nothing else, do not be fooled.

Is it possible to be allergic to birth control? Not necessarily all of those, but it could be. In reality with respect to birth control it is rare for someone to be truly allergic to birth control. The reason is, with respect to birth control hormones, is the hormones are very much like your own hormones and it’s unlikely that you’re going to be allergic to it.

How to know if you have vaginal dryness from birth control? Its symptoms include: discomfort, itchiness or burning, and/or pain during sex; some women feel these symptoms on the daily while others only notice when they’re unable to get “wet” (lubricated) before or during sex. In fact, between 3-5% of women on low-dose birth control pills encounter vaginal dryness.