A 16-year-old female asked:
what is breakthrough bleeding? taking nortrel currently and am curious
2 doctor answers
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham answered
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
depends: Breakthrough bleeding is what occurs when a woman on the pill has bleeding when she is taking the active pills and should not bleed. She is said to have "break through" bleeding because the bleeding has broken through the control of the pill.
Answered on Oct 25, 2013
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