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A 16-year-old female asked:

Im on nexplanon to prevent pregnancy ive been on it for a year and a half and my periods can be for a month or longer. is this normal or should i see my doctor?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Extended period ?'s: Bleeding for prolonged intervals (greater than 5-7 days) is abnormal, and should be evaluated by your gyn physician. Ask your physician about low dose oral bcp's to create more predictable period onset and length.
Last updated Dec 5, 2020

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