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A 34-year-old male asked about a 33-year-old female:

started birth control pills and during all the first package the bleeding continued. 2 package stoped the bleeding. already safe for birth control!?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Birth control: never 1000% safe with birth control but you should be safe

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A male asked:

Can i take 2 birth control pills to stop my bleeding? How soon should this work?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
See below: This depends on if you on your period or not. If not on your period it might take a day or so.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Should i be worried if i only bleed during the second week of a new pack of birth control pills?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No but: Please don't worry, but it doesn't make sense. Ask your doctor for help, but don't worry.
A 30-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to bleed when switching birth control pills?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes.: Any time you start, stop or switch a birth control their can be a period of time that you have irregular bleeding until your body adjusts to the new method. It will usually resolve over time. Hope this helps.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How long will you have bleeding for after you stop taking birth control pills?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
De[pends: Some pts on bcp to help with irregular period, less cramping, shorter days of menstruation, less hormone imbalance etc..No one can absolutely tell you how many days, because depends on each individuals pts.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

I missed 5 birth control pills. I am now bleeding. How or when do I start the pills again?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Monique Ruberu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
New pack: After missing 5 days, you must use a backup of condoms.. Throw out the rest if the pill pack and start a new pack.

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