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Birth control and light periods

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely: Women who tended to have heavy periods once staring on birth control experience lighter ones.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: You are getting breakthrough bleeding. Talk to your doctor about a different bcp
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: Breastfeeding leads to menstrual irregularity by altering the female hormones. Usually this means less frequent periods but the opposite can be true. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Birth control : If it worked seems so but perhaps you have another question
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period for 60 days?: Bleeding for "60 days" may be coming from different sources. What is your friend's age, has she had a diagnosis for the bleeding prior to starting "b ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Gonzalez Gamez
Specializes in General Practice
Few days: This can occur within a few days after your normal flow has already stopped While you might see a little bit of brown discharge after your period, it’ ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Start asap: The sooner you begin taking your oral contraceptive pills the better.No need to delay or to wait for Sunday any more.Though protection begins within 2 ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Some pill makers suggest protection starts a week or two after starting. Many OBGYNs suggest you wait a month until your body is accustomed to the pil ... Read More

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