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How long does withdrawal bleeding last

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Typically : Typically Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is given for a week to ten days; after it is taken usually within one to two weeks after stopping it the with... Read More
Dr. Wendy Askew
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Varies: It depends on how long you had not had a period, and how thick the lining of the uterus had gotten. If it had been months and the lining was thick the... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Withdrawal bleeding: When you stop an ocp you bring on a episode of bleeding that varies in duration. There's little risk to ocps at your age and lots of benefits. Consid... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Light periods : Light periods are not a cause for concern. Light periods are much preferable to heavy and painful ones.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Hope not: When using birth control pills, one's withdrawal period happens when one is on the placebo (inactive) pills. There are no hormone medications in the p... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Not necessarily: Withdrawal bleeding or early pregnancy bleeding can be brown or red in color. If it has been 3 weeks since you took the ECP, then please do a pregnanc... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: That is the normal time for withdrawal bleeding when you stop a hormone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not exactly sure : What you mean. However, bleeding after taking Plan B is neither good nor bad. It is a possible side effect of plan b. The way you know that it has wo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Basically "no": I don't know what you mean when you say withdrawal bleeding. Can you ask this question again in your own words (not jargon?) this term has a specific ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Use Plan B : Emergency contraception is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is co... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Withdrawal bleeding: It it is red or reddish or brown reddish it is real blood. Unless you have been eating beets and your urine turned red and is on your pad. Then it is ... Read More

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