A 29-year-old female asked:
I went on birth control for 7months. after getting off it my period was different. it now lasts for 8 days, but only two days are heavy in the middle ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Likely normal: Any time you change your hormones - starting or stopping birth control, having a baby, nursing, aging - you can expect your periods to change in character. As long as they are roughly monthly and roughly 1 week then there are no worries.
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