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Birth control at the start of period

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal types: Hormonal types of contraception will regularize your period and lessen the amount of bleeding as well as provide a reasonably secure method of prevent ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Take a pregnancy: test if it is negative then do not worry about the course of your period. It is normal.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Most women will have lighter period than before the pill. It is possible the menstruation goes away. If this is the first time you missed the period, ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
It should not: Birth control pills should allow you to have a menstrual flow regardless of stress levels. If you are having problems with bleeding while on bcp's th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Hormonal contraceptive use frequently results in lighter menses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Change: You can try stopping the pill until you restat a normal period you may just need a different pill.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depot shot: The depotshot, which is given every 3 months intramuscularly ideally stops menstrual periods. Also, intrauterine devices (IUDs) that are covered with ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
With few days: You can either start the pill on the first day of bleeding or the sunday while you are still bleeding. Sunday starts will keep your periods away from ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Question unclear but: Don't know what a "two do" period is, but many women occasionally have some spotting between periods, a heavier or lighter period, a different shade o ... Read More

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