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A member asked:

Hey i'm 18 years old and sexually active...i use no form of birth control at all...normally i just take emergency contraception...i started bleeding two weeks after my period?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Bleeding: i would suggest you take an oral contraceptive on a regular basis, the bleeding could be due to breakthrough bleeding from emergency contraception
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Please c ur doctor: not only for this problem, which needs to be addressed professionally, but also for other issues such STDs, your immunizations, and general health, if no doctor try the free clinics for now, and be careful
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