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A 24-year-old female asked:

My period only last one day i took a pregnancy test but it says not pregnant what can be wrong i'm on birth control?

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Dr. Marni Friedman
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably okay: Assuming your birth control is a pill, periods can be very light. One day of flow is not out of the ordinary. You are probably not pregnant, though that assumes you have been 100% with using your birth control. If you are still concerned, have a blood test done.
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