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A 53-year-old female asked:

If i double up on my mini pill will it stop my bleeding as i'm 53 and bled for three weeks now ,not got cancer?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
53 and bleeding: At age 53 we should not assume that your bleeding is due to breakthrough bleeding from the mini pill. A proper and thorough evaluation from your doctor should be done to determine the cause and treatment. They should also evaluate if birth control pills are still needed.

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Last updated Aug 7, 2016

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