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On birth control sex during my period

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It may have been a: light period or spotting. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: imp... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Zero: you are very protected and if you had sex during period it is almost impossible
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Vaginal burning: Vaginal infections can be more symptomatic around your period because of pH and hormone changes. See your gyn to rule out infection. Birth control p... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Veloso jr
Gynecology 55 years experience
Endometrial cast: Aside from menstrual blood sometimes the whole inner lining of the uterus ( endometrium) is shed completely. Not in the usual bits and pieces . No hea... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blessing: Women with short and light menstrual periods typically feel blessed. Hormonal birth control can make women have shorter and lighter periods. The inten... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 15 years experience
That depends: If you are taking pills straight through, you should eventually stop spotting. If you haven't, then try a new pill for 3 months to see if the breakthr... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Pelvic pain: There are too many causes of pain in the lower abdomen to be able to answer. If the pain continues schedule a visit for an exam, testing and possibly ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Side effects: Your periods could be different due to the birth control pills and/or the diet pills, or may not be related to either. It is usually a good idea not ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheree Cloer
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: As the flow lessens, it is normal for menstrual blood to appear brown because it takes longer for the blood to travel out of the vagina.

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