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A 18-year-old member asked:

I have stopped taking my oral contraceptives for about three months now, but i havent gotten my period. also, i have never had my period or even light bleeding while being on the pill for almost 2-3 years. is this normal or should i seek help?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Do pregnancy test: First, do a pregnancy test. Follow the instructions on the box exactly and make sure the kit has not expired. If negative, see your doc to find out what may be going on. Thyroid hormone problems can affect menstruation and so you should be checked for that. If your pregnancy test is negative, see an OB doc.
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