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Riverton, WY
A 21-year-old female asked:

I'm on the birth control pill and i had my period a week ago but i started another period two days ago. is that normal?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
OCP: Is this your first pill pack? Did you miss or take any pills later than normal? If so, indeed this could be normal.

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Olympia, WA
A 36-year-old female asked:

I started birth control pills a week ago, and normally have my period at this time. Should I be start in my period?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not with new BC's: If you just started the oral contraceptive one week ago, your period will be delayed until the end of this first pack as long as you were not pregnant prior to starting the pill.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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