A 29-year-old female asked:
I've recently started the pill.. and have been bleeding dark... 5 days away from sugar pills.. should i continue on and this could all just be regular?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding is when you bleed during unscheduled and unexpected times of the cycle while on birth control. This is very common especially when starting a new birth control method. Continue the pack as planned and it should work itself out over the next cycle or two.
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Last updated Dec 2, 2012
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