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A 20-year-old female asked:

My question is im on birth control pills and im on the menstrual part but im not having a period ?

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Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Dr. Alonso Morales Medinaanswered
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Need more details: There is a whole lot of reasons why you aren't having your period yet. Did you just started taking the pills? Is it the first day of the "period part" or the last? Did you change the brand of the pill? Did you change the first day of the last blister? Are you sexually active? How long does your period last? How long does it usually take to start your bleeding in the "period part"?
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A 48-year-old member asked:

What's your opinion on menstrual suppression with birth control pills?

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Dr. William Brown
Gynecology 45 years experience
No period is OK: Women with no period for an unknown reason is a problem and needs investigation. There is no reason that women on 'the pill' must have a period every month. If you use the pill continously, not allowing menses, 'breakthrough' bleeding may occur. If the bleeding is significant, stop the pill for a few days, allow your period, then resume. Over time, you might get lucky and suppress all bleeding.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
I haven't had a menstrual in almost 5 months. I gave birth to my daughter 29 August 2016. and I stopped the pill 29 August 2017. No period since?
Dr. Philip Miller
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GYN exam: If you are breastfeeding this may postpone your cycle. Otherwise, get examined and tested by your OB-GYN ( female and thyroid function studies )
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A 18-year-old female asked:
How does birth control affect one's menstrual period ? How else might it effect someone?
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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