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A 26-year-old female asked:

I used novelon for3cycles(nov dec jan) for ovarian cyst,last mnth(feb)stopped taking pill as per dr advise as my ultrasound ws normal,but then i got period twice(3&13th)feb,dr.made me strt novelon again on16th,does it affect reglr cycle?i'm in pain

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Oral bc/bleeding: Interruption of normal use of an oral bcp will cause withdrawal bleeding. Your normal cycle will resume, but the timing of the bleeding ( 3 and 13 February) is not usual. Ovulation when you resumed the bcp will not be stopped by the new cycle of bcp's , so pregnancy may occur if other "protection" is not used.
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