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A 44-year-old member asked:

been using contraception for the past 2 years and have never stopped bleeding! why is that?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you have been: Consistently bleeding for two years it is very important that you be medically assessed. This can lead to anemia.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Chronic bleeding: This needs ob/gyn consult soon.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

I have bleeding whilst on contraception, should I be concerned?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding is a common phenomenon for women on hormonal birth control. It is nothing but a nuisance. Don't stop taking pills when it happens, because that will make it worse. If it becomes too much of a nuisance, switching to a different pill may help.
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A 28-year-old female asked:

Since I'm taking the 2 month injection (contraception) I am not bleeding properly. I drip for about 2 weeks. is it normal or should I stop?

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Dr. Conrad De klerk
Specializes in
Normal: Abnormal periods are quite common with this type of contraception as the drug is absorbed haphazardly.

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