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A 18-year-old female asked:

I stopped taking yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) the birth control and got my period on the last white pills but then it's been 3 months and i still haven't gotten my period.why

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Amenorrhea: Some women have post pill amenorrhea that may last as much as 3-12 months after stopping the pill. Its not harmful. However, if sexually active please check a pregnancy test. Another possibility is early hypothyroidism, though its probably post pill amenorrhea.

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