A member asked:

A week before my is period due i have spotting when wiping then 1 tampons worth of blood and now nothing. i'm on birth control. is this normal?

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Dr. Wendy Askew answered

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Yes: Birth control can change your bleeding patterns, they typically make the lighter, shorter and less painful. You described pattern seems consistent with a birth control pill effect.

Answered 8/11/2013



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