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A 20-year-old female asked:

Woke up and bleeding but it was brownish red i am on birth control could this be my period happening even tho i got it last week?

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Dr. Karina Contreras Lopez
Dr. Karina Contreras Lopezanswered
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Birth control : If this is one of the first months you are taking this birth control, it can be the cause of the bleeding, it takes 2-3 months for your body to accept the hormones and normalize your cycle.
Dr. George Blum
Pediatrics 67 years experience
Some hormone birth : Hormone birth control meds may not prevent bleeding between periods.You may need to talk to your doctor about an examination.Then might need to change medication

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