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A 28-year-old female asked:

How long does it take to get your period after stopping the contraceptive pills?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 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. A pregnancy test will confirm whether you are pregnant or not.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

I've come off the contraceptive pill after 8-9 months, how long will it take for my period to come?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Any time: Your period may return even within the first month. Depending where in the pack you stop, it's possible that you may immediately try to get pregnant.
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Last updated Dec 29, 2020


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