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A 23-year-old female asked:

i started using birth control on may 19th 2014. my blood was brown from the 18th to the 26th. the started on the 27th red its day 8 of my period?

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Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Normal: Breakthrough bleeding which means irregular spotting and bleeding after starting birth control pills is normal specially the first 3 months. With Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone), (medroxyprogesterone) it can be irregular for the first 6 months. As long as you had a negative pregnancy test prior to the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) being given to you, you should be fine....

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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