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I started taking birth control pills after my period. its been two months already and i stopped taking them because i haven't gotten my period. i took two pregnancy test and they came out negarive. the last two times i had intercourse i spotted. the secon

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
What are goals?: It is ok not to have a period on birth control. Many brands are designed that way. If you are bleeding at irregular times this is called breakthrough bleeding. It is frustrating but not harmful. If you are now having sex while not on birth control it is highly likely that you will end up pregnant eventually. If this is not your goal consider restarting birth control. Many methods are available.

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