U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Bridgeport, CT
A 27-year-old female asked:

Stop taking birth control july and got period on the second of july it's august 6 haven't had period yet off pills want to get pregnant test negative?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amanda Stream
Critical Care 16 years experience
Be patient: Birth control pills contain estrogen which suppresses ovulation by inhibiting normal fluctuations in your body's own hormones. It may take up to several months for your body to get back into its natural hormone cycle and it is not unusual after coming off birth control. Maintain a healthy diet and keep a regular sleep schedule. If you do not have your cycle back in 4-6 months seek help.

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 Oct 4, 2016

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.