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Chicago, IL
A 20-year-old female asked:

I haven't had a period in almost a year and that period was brought on by birth control and lasted a month.

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
See gynecologist: Sometimes birth control is used to restart normal cycles. See your doctor. Good luck!

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Kenosha, WI
A 18-year-old female asked:

When you go off birth control do you lose your period for a month?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: There is a condition known as post pill amenorrhea which is the delayed return of periods after being on the pill. It does not always happen but can, rarely, last for up to one year. Be careful because ovulation and fertility can resume before your period does. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Sep 7, 2018

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