A 31-year-old female asked:
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it's been 2 weeks since my last period. i've been on bc for a little over a year. i noticed i spotted a bit a day ago and my breast are tender/swollen?

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Dr. Kathirae Severson
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Home pregnancy test : Birth control with oral medications are quite effective. However they are not 100 percent effective. If you think you have signs and symptoms of pregnancy, it would be a good idea to take a pregnancy test or schedule an appointment with your doctor.
Answered on Jul 28, 2015

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