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A 26-year-old female asked:

On yaz since april 2017. always had normal period from the 3rd white pill. the last two periods are very light and sometimes brown or red.worried?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No: Periods are artificial on the birth control, tend to get lighter over time, and sometimes disappear entirely. This is not a problem and does not mean that anything is collecting and not coming out. Your periods will return normally when you stop the pill.

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