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birth control pills and bleeding

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Restart pill cycle: Hi. Restart the pill cycle when it's convenient for you to. If you start a new BCP cycle now during the period, you're protected from pregnancy. If yo ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably will be ok,: however, taking a pregnancy test prior to next pill pack start, could be reassuring.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: Bleeding after intercourse isn't normal , could be a sign of a vaginal irritation, infection or abnormality with the anatomy such as a polyp or fibroi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,fish oil: does not interact with birth control pills. Hope this helps!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: If you are on the "mini" 28-day pill (progesterone only), it's just spotting. Most people won't have periods at all but occasional spotting is also co ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Very unlikely: It is very unlikely that she is pregnant but the best way to know is to test. The easiest test is urine test for HCG. If it is - test again in a week ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Dr. or ER can check: Heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding may need medication to stop it, to avoid too much blood loss. One's primary care doctor can help. An exam is us ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough: Bleeding on birth control pills happens on a regular basis. It is called breakthrough bleeding. Birth control pills can have varying amounts of hormon ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You may begin bleeding sooner than expected.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
De[pends: Some pts on bcp to help with irregular period, less cramping, shorter days of menstruation, less hormone imbalance etc..No one can absolutely tell you ... Read More

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