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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is oral contraceptive pills good to take to regulate periods? is it effective in for irregular periods?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Oral contraceptives: Can be helpful in regulating irregular periods. See your gynecologist for recommendations.
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: They can be provided you have no contraindications or excessive risks for cancer or blood clots. Talk to your gynecologist or family doctor about this.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2014

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