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A 18-year-old member asked:

I've been on birth control for almost a year, but im spotting and have had some cramps the past few days, is this normal?

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
It can be: Your symptoms can be caused by many things, you need to see your gyn and get an evaluation, physical exam, thyroid testing and ultrasound. Are you taking your birth control consistently? You could have thyroid dysfunction, ovarian cysts or possibly pregnant as well.

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