A 20-year-old member asked:
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is it normal to have a two day period on birth control?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common: to see much lighter, shorter periods on birth control. Birth control hormones, thin the uterine lining in such a way that makes implantation of a fertilized egg and lighter periods.
Answered on Feb 24, 2020

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
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Yes: Also depends on which pill you are taking and hormonal content.
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Yes: Everyone's bleeding pattern is different while on birth control pills. Most women's cycles will get shorter and lighter.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Mendez
Dr. J Mendez answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Whenever you skip pills it is not unusual to bleed differently. Realize you don't really have periods on the pills. You bleed when not on the hormones

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