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A 20-year-old female asked:

I'm having trouble with private issues. i went on birth control in 2018 my menstruation was normal then last year i got my period every two weeks. i left the pill but now i get my period maybe every two months. what an be the problem?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Irregular period: Irregular periods following discontinuation of hormonal birth control is very common. It reflects your body's efforts to recalibrate hormones back to normal levels. It can take up to 6 months to resume normal cycles. Unless you are trying to get pregnant, use an alternative method of birth control every time you have intercourse. If the irregularity persists past 6 months, see your Gynecologist.

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