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Can your period come 5 days early if you are on birth control and have regular cycles

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Hard to tell: Get a pregnancy test as first intention. If negative and if you had sex within 4 days of performing the test repeat it in 1 week, if still negative yo... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Both: It depends on when one stops their contraception and what method has been used. Irregular cycles can occur after hormonal contraception stops. Using... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Similar to other versions of the question it is true that some women do not always bleed when on birth control pills. Remember birth control pills tri... Read More
Dr. Leslie Golden
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Possible: It is possible to not have regular menstrual cycles even on birth control. However, there could be conditions causing this as well. I would follow up ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Later: Your period will come 5 days later.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Depends : That is true if you started your pill after your menstrual cycle. If you started in the middle of your menstrual cycle then that may not be true. If y... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on birth control. . Often things get back to normal ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably normal: The length of your cycles can vary and the length of time that you actually bleed can also vary. What you describe is not abnormal.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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It can: It can depending on whate OCP you have been taking and for how long.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You may need to: do an actual consult since patients cannot provide so much history with their questions on this platform. Please repost with brief information and yo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 26 years experience
Do not worry: It could be from low hormone level in your pills it may get resolved after 2 cycles

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