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If i start taking birth control pills and initially remain thirty days menstruating, it's bad to take lemon to cut the period? low contracept effect?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Lemon has no effect: It is not uncommon to have irregular bleeding the first several months after you start birth control pills. However, if the bleeding is very heavy or persists for weeks, you should see your health care provider. Lemons provide vitamin c, but have no effect on menstruation or contraceptive effectiveness.

Answered 7/8/2018

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