A 25-year-old female asked:
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i am currently having a prolonged period. if i start my new pack of birth control will it end the bleeding?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, it should help: When you restart the next pill pack, it can help in shortening the current menstrual flow. This is a good plan moving forward, but i always encourage women to take a pregnancy test and check with your doctor and see if they would like you seen!
Answered on Mar 2, 2014
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