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A 64-year-old member asked about a 35-year-old member:

Im on birth control. i finished my sugar pills yesterday and started a new pack today. i had my period during sugar pills but am still spotting today after taking first pill of new pack. should my period end soon?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: You should anticipate that your period should resolve as you continue to take the pills.
Last updated Dec 17, 2019


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