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how long do birth control periods last

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely shorter: When first starting the birth control pill (bcp), you can start the pill as soon as you start your period and lilely have a shorter period. Most bcp ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Sometimes.: Some women will have abnormal bleeding during the first several months of starting a birth control pill. This will usually resolve within three month ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Transitional bleed: Unfortunately, many women experience a transitional month or two as the control of menstrual cycles switches over from your own pituitary and ovaries ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audrey Rogers
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: As women age our periods do tend to get shorter. I see it as one of the few positives about getting older.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
And your question is: I am not sure what your question is, but if you are concerned about pregnancy, do a test
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
You : You will need to observe your birth control regimen as directed until your hormones stabilize in your body. You are spotting because the hormine level ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Long Menses on BCP's: In using bcp's for two to three months in most instances periods become lighter in flow and shorter duration. In your case, the opposite occurred. I ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hymen: The the broke your hymen? Or caused trauma to it?
A female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
26 years experience Family Medicine
Tips for OCP: Taking your birth control pills before bed may prevent nausea. Most likely your periods will remain or possibly lessen the number of days and heavine ... Read More
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