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im lighly bleeding after missing a few birth control pills is that normal

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience in Family Medicine
It can take several.: Months to get your cycle regulated. Are you wanting to get pregnant? If not, please use some form of birth control. If the bleeding is heavy and prolo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not uncommon ...: to have spotting near the end of the medicated pills when first going on a BCP. Usually, this is less a problem after several months when your body g ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
GYN evaluation: You should get a prgnancy test ,female hormones, thyroid hormones, blood sugar, HgbA1c,PAP a nd pelvic exam.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
OCP and period: It may be normal for you to have irregular bleeding on birth control pills. It may take some time for your body to adapt. I would monitor the cycles ... Read More
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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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Could be : If you started birth control for cycle control, it will take at least 1 full cycle before your cycle regulates to the one dictated by the birth contro ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Probably not: The usual sign of pregnancy is missed/skipped periods. You should see your doctor to discuss birth control options and get a pregnancy test.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Ans: Yes it is. The birth control alters the hormones. The uterine wall still needs to thin. But no ovulation. So you can get a full period or spotty bless ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Incomplete question.: There is a 150 character limit, and so your question was cut off. Changing bcp's can cause irregular bleeding, it may get better in a month or two, i ... Read More
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.

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