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A 18-year-old female asked:

Spotted for a week before period, dark and light brown/red, then got heavy period for 1 day, now spotting again. on birth control. normal?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Could be: Birth control pills are known to cause irregular bleeding on them. This is more common in the beginning go its use, but may occur any time during its use.

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