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A 18-year-old female asked:

On placebo pill week my period was very weird (very very light and mostly spotting) not even enough to cover tampon. first time on bcpills. normal?

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Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Can be normal: Lower dose bc pills can result in very light periods, sometimes even no periods. I tell my patients that the lighter the bleeding, the better. Hopefully, what you're experiencing continues - it's the best case scenario.
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