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Winnsboro, LA
A 21-year-old female asked:

Had a period 10/21 didn't go off until 10/28 & now today i'm seein light blood little cramps i am on birth control(implanon)should i go to the doctor?

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Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
No: It sounds like a normal period. When you're on long term birth control like implinad or depo you can have irregular periods. Do not worry you should reset to normal within one to two cycles.

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