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Modesto, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

Off depo-provera for like 11 or 12 months and my period was irregular. just start levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) bcp for two months will one more month do for me? or continue the bc

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not sure : You ask if one more month is enough but don't clarify what problem you are trying to fix. If you are using the pill for contraception then you need to stay on it until you desire pregnancy. If you are using it for cycle control then the only way to know is to see what your cycle is like off the pill.

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