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Havent had period for 2 years on mini pill . feanolla and had brown discharge for 7 days. why and how long will it last?

Havent had period for 2 years on mini pill . feanolla and had brown discharge for 7 days. why and how long will it last?

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 self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Brown discharge whilst on zelleta mini pill, happening for a while, i've been on the mini pill for nearly 4 months, what do I do?

Brown discharge whilst on zelleta mini pill, happening for a while, i've been on the mini pill for nearly 4 months, what do I do?

Vaginal discharge: Without being able to examine you and the discharge (which sounds like old blood) it is not possible to make any provisional diagnosis. Best to contact the doctor who began the mini pill and discuss with them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im on the mini pill nd i had spotting once one day then again another day now im having brown discharge maybe blood ? Is this normal??

Im on the mini pill nd i had spotting once one day then again another day now im having brown discharge maybe blood ? Is this normal??

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 self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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I am on the mini pill and missed 2 days I had unprotected sex with my partner. I never get cramping or brown discharge and suddenly I am, help??

I am on the mini pill and missed 2 days I had unprotected sex with my partner. I never get cramping or brown discharge and suddenly I am, help??

Brown discharge: This could just be from the missed pills. But if it's been in the past few days, use an emergency contraceptive to prevent unintended pregnancy. Consider a more reliable form of contraception such as an IUD to prevent such scares in the future. ...Read more

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On the mini pill for 2 years. have endo & a cyst. BC stopped my period for 2 years. Now I have a brown discharge. Did not have sex. Whats going on?

On the mini pill for 2 years. have endo & a cyst. BC stopped my period for 2 years. Now I have a brown discharge. Did not have sex. Whats going on?

Break thru bleeding: It is not uncommon to have abnormal spotting or bleeding while taking a progestin only contraceptive. If the problem persists it could be treated with a short course of lotus estrogen. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My period is irregular. Now didn't get one during my "no pill" week of BC. Had small light brown discharge for 2 days, days later, didn't miss pills?

My period is irregular. Now didn't get one during my "no pill" week of BC. Had small light brown discharge for 2 days, days later, didn't miss pills?

Could be BC: Hormonal BC can alter your cycle dramatically. Some women may not get a period at all while others may have a very short period. That being said, there are other reasons you might not be getting a period, schedule an appointment with your OBGYN so they can rule out other reasons for the missed periods. If it is just the BC they could switch you to a lower dose pill. ...Read more