A 20-year-old female asked:
On lo loestrin fe didn't have a period my first month, now about to finish second week of second pack and bleeding, normal? i've had some cramps
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Dr. Jeff Livingstonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working.
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