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A 34-year-old female asked:

I had irregular bleeding on pill, that last 3 wks and just finished 3 days ago. i'm on inactive pill and got another a lot of bleeding now. normal?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No and Yes: You are having break through bleeding and the hormonal levels in your current birth control pills might not be enough. The bleeding you have now after starting the inactive pills is normal. Consult with your prescriber before the new cycle begins.
Last updated Sep 21, 2020

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