A 30-year-old female asked:
Skipping period on BC pill. 5 days into new pack had brown discharge. Now 8 days in having light bleeding, only on toilet paper. Is this normal?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Hulse answered
26 years experience in Gynecology
Common.: It is very common to have break through bleeding when taking continuous birth control pills. The problem may resolve on its own. Sometimes a low dose estrogen is added for a short time to stop the bleeding. Hope this helps.
Answered on May 12, 2016
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