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Fort Myers, FL
A 18-year-old female asked:

On birth control and while taking the 4 brown pills i only had spotting on one day and it wasn't the full day. is that normal?

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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Very light bleeding or spotting is very common on birth control pills. In fact many women do not bleed at all. If you have not missed any pills or taken medications known to interfere you do not need to worry. If you have, check a home pregnancy test to be sure.
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