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Columbus, MS
A 22-year-old female asked:

on the 28 days birth control pills what if my period isn't off by those last seven days and it's time for me to start back the hormone pills?

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Dr. Marc Jaffe
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not to worry: Sometimes the period can last longer than expected, but start the new pack at the right time even if you are still bleeding. Eventually your periods should become lighter and shorter--if not, consider a pill change.

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Last updated May 24, 2017

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