U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me is a two day period normal when taking birth control pills?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Yes: Also depends on which pill you are taking and hormonal content.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Similar questions

A 45-year-old member asked:

Please answer me. Is a two day period normal when taking birth control pills?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Erinn Huffman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes: Everyone's bleeding pattern is different while on birth control pills. Most women's cycles will get shorter and lighter.
A 45-year-old member asked:

I took my birth control pills on the wrong day. What should I do?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Take as directed: I don't know what you mean you took on the wrong day.You are supposed to take your pill every day, once you have started it after your period.Usually adviced to start on sunday following your period, but even if it is started on a different day, you still have to continue to take a pill daily.
A 36-year-old member asked:

When during the day is it optimal to take birth control pills?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nurit Winkler
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Consistent : For most type of birth control pills it is advisable to take them around the same time everyday. It could be any time during the day as long as it is consistent.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Feb 1, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.