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Just started birth control pills on first day of period

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No strict rules: Junel is a 2-hormone pill and the pack can be started anytime. Starting at the beginning of the calendar week makes it easy to remember to take the da ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: If you haven't missed any pills, yes.
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Birth control: Yes. You should be safe.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Yes. This is a very common reaction to restrarting your bierth control pill. It should still be effective. Make sure it is not out of date.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely: If you had sex during your period, it is unlikely that you were ovulating at that time, and spotting or break through bleeding is not unusual while t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many factors: Many reasons for late. Start with pregnancy test.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
School: Cramping and bleeding are never a sign of pregnancy. They are a sign of a period or of an infection. You are not pregnant.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Take a pregnancy: test if it is negative then do not worry about the course of your period. It is normal.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
It should not: Birth control pills should allow you to have a menstrual flow regardless of stress levels. If you are having problems with bleeding while on bcp's th ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Safe period : 5th day after the start of your cycle falls within the safe period with or without contraception. It helps to familiarize yourself with the basics of ... Read More

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