A 25-year-old female asked:
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i got my "period" on time, was brown discharge followed by only a little pinkish blood when i wiped. for a day only. on birth control, never miss pill?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: This is completely normal on the pill. Periods tend to get lighter over time and sometimes disappear entirely. This does not mean there is a problem and whenever you stop the pill in the future your periods will return normally.
Answered on Jul 17, 2015

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