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A female asked:

Its it normal to have bad cramps and a period lasting almost 2 weeks with heavy bleeding while on birth control pills?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is another reason for the bleeding so consult the MD who gave you the pills.
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