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A 40-year-old member asked:

What if i start birth control two weeks after my last period, will my next period be very heavy?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Put ice on it. If pain and/or swelling persists, get the hand evaluated and x rayed.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

What occurs if i started taking birth control before my next period?

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Dr. Dorothy Carin
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Timing would be off: Birth control is given to regulate periods in addition to prevent pregnancy. If you started taking birth control in the middle of your cycle, before you had a period, your cycle will be off and you may bleed twice in the same month.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
My period has lasted 23 days now. It started light now its my.Normal heavy. What could it be? Im 23 not having sex not on birth control..Im scared
Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not to worry. : Irregular periods are usually caused by a failure to ovulate on time, and that can be due to any of multiple reasons including stress or illness. Your... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
I'm on birth control. Missed pills, but last month completely missed my period, not pregnant. Now this month I've had my period for two weeks?
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics & Gynecology 43 years experience
Missing pills: Have you considered something other than the pill (ring, shot, implant, iud?)-if you don't take your pills as directed, you will have abnormal bleedin... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
I usually have a seven day period but last month was only two days and came late and this month two days and came early I'm not on birth control?
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Pattern: As your pattern has changed and if you are sexually active do a pregnancy test and see your doctor. All the best.
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A female asked:
I'm on birth control and the last two period I have had have been quite odd. They've been short in length which is normal for me, but dark and clumpy?
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Periods: It is normal for there to be slight variation in the length, intensity and color of your menstrual cycles from time to time. Unless this is bothering ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
How will i know what does an early period that lasts two weeks mean when you're on birth control?
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel... Read More
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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