A 21-year-old female asked:
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how long does it take for the birth control pills to get out my system after stopping ? i had my first heavy period is that a good sign ?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
48 hours: Yes, that is also the name of a movie, but the hormones of the contraceptive pill are gone by that time.
Answered on Jan 26, 2018
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