A 24-year-old female asked:
jus went off my cycle 10days ago i jus started takin norethindrone birth control pills 10days ago &it seems like im startin my cycle again 2day?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Unscheduled bleeding is a common side effect of any birth control method but very common on low dose pills. It usually corrects itself in a few days or over a couple of cycles. If not then you will need to schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing methods and make sure nothing else is wrong. Other than being annoying for you it is not harmful.
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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