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Irregular Periods (Definition)

The cycle varies from ever 3 to ...Read more


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Are irregular periods normal after stopping "the pill"?

Are irregular periods normal after stopping "the pill"?

Common: They are not 'normal, ' but it happens alot - not to worry unless it continues, then see your doc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have irregular periods while on the pill?

Is it normal to have irregular periods while on the pill?

No: No, just annoying. If it lasts longer than 2 months, considering switching to another pill. If you have missed more than 1 pill per month, do a pregnancy test and consider switching to another form of birth control such as an iud or Implanon or nuvaring. ...Read more

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Can you get irregular periods even on the pill?

Can you get irregular periods even on the pill?

Yes: Yes, this is not dangerous, just annoying. If it lasts longer than 2 months, considering switching to another pill. If you have missed more than 1 pill per month, do a pregnancy test and consider switching to another form of birth control such as an iud or Implanon or nuvaring. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, wondering if you still get your period while on the pillwith the white pill does this mean you will be-fertile after the pill?

I have irregular periods, wondering if you still get your period while on the pillwith the white pill does this mean you will be-fertile after the pill?

Period on the pill?: A period occurs while on birth control, during the inactive (placebo) pills, because there are no hormones in inactive pills. Sometimes there's some spotting while on the active pills, but if a woman is taking her pills correctly, she is still presumed protected against pregnancy even with spotting between periods. If she was young and fertile before using pills, she's probably fertile afterward. ...Read more

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My gp isn't rely great. I'd like to get on the pill to reduce pmt acne and excess hair. Also had irregular periods. Suggestions? Pill names? Thnx

My gp isn't rely great. I'd like to get on the pill to reduce pmt acne and excess hair. Also had irregular periods. Suggestions? Pill names? Thnx

Get a consult: There are versions of the oral contraceptive pill that might be your first choice. Spironolactone's a thought. Also consider simple anti-acne treatment like benzoyl peroxide, and laser or electric hair removal. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My gp isn't rely great. I'd like to get on the pill to reduce pmt acne and excess hair. Also had irregular periods. Suggestions? As my dr isn't great

Dysmenorrhea : According to you the Dr may not be to your liking. He must have a good reason for not giving you "pills". He knows more about your health than any of us. Discuss your problems with your MD and request a second opinion from him. All MDs are in favor of getting an impartial second opinion. Tell him your concerns. Discuss your Labs with your MD or Gyn. ...Read more

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When to start taking the pill with history of irregular periods?

When to start taking the pill with history of irregular periods?

Next menses: The pill may be started day 1 of your next menses or on the first sunday after starting your menses. If you have not menstruated for over two months and are not pregnant, your menses may be induced with progesterone. ...Read more

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Hi , i took Plan B and since i took the pill i have been having irregular periods can this be a couse of the pill?

Sometimes: The emergency pill could cause you to have an irregular period but shouldn't cause you to keep having them. Follow upwith your doctor to rule out other causes ...Read more