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A 27-year-old female asked:

I take aviane continuously for 3 packs to skip period. i always spot in pack 3. is there anyway to decrease spotting so i can get through 3rd pack?

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Dr. Lori Mcneal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Aviane: I would take the fourth week in this cycle and let yourself have a period then go back to skipping that week and taking it continuously next pack. That should eliminate breakthrough spotting.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2016

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