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should I worry if I have sex on my period and on birth control pills

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Cervical bleeding: Sometimes, especially with deep penetration, you may have bleeding during or after sex. If it keeps happening, though, you should probably be checked ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: Many women will stop menstruating with low dose pills like loloestrin. It is safe and will not affect future fertility. Enjoy. You will have to see w ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What are goals?: It is ok not to have a period on birth control. Many brands are designed that way. If you are bleeding at irregular times this is called breakthrough ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed per ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time you'd be one week late. Perform one then and repeat in a w ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If this period is on schedule then there is little to worry about. If this bleeding was not expected then you need to be more cautious.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you have been on the pill and are simply starting a new pack on schedule then you continue to be protected. If you are just starting the birth cont ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Two weeks if not: restarted with 1st of cycle. With 1st day of cycle start, immediate protection starts up. Should be good, if two weeks since restart.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Two weeks if not: restarted with 1st of cycle. With 1st day of cycle start, immediate protection starts up. Should be good, if two weeks since restart.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: Typically one has a period at the end of the birth control back. It may take a few days. Some women do not always have a cycle on birth control especi ... Read More

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