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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

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Micronor (Definition)

Micronor is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


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Are menstrual cycles regular after discontinuing birth control pill?

Are menstrual cycles regular after discontinuing birth control pill?

Maybe: If your menstrual cycles were "regular" before the use of the pill, yes. If they were :not regular", no. Difficulties with ovulation were often reasons to start the pill by md's "to regulate the cycles" however it did not "cure" the problem as it re-occured after pill cessation. ...Read more

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Withdrawal bleed for 3 weeks. Stopped pill, started again after bleeding ended. Possible ovulation during 3weeks of missed pills?

Withdrawal bleed for 3 weeks. Stopped pill, started again after bleeding ended. Possible ovulation during 3weeks of missed pills?

Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).What happens if i stop midcycle? Withdrawal bleed? Will spotting improve?

Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).What happens if i stop midcycle? Withdrawal bleed? Will spotting improve?

you will have bleed: Yes, most likely you will have a withdrawal bleed. Stopping midcycle is not the best way to overall help the spotting. If it does not improve by 3 cycles, follow up with your prescriber. ...Read more

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After I finish taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 will the bleeding stop?

After I finish taking provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 will the bleeding stop?

May or may not: Many times, it will stop the bleeding but not always. It depends on what is causing the bleeding to begin with. If your bleeding does not stop, you will need to return to your doctor for additional testing and/or treatment. ...Read more

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Prolonged bleeding? Took provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start period for irregular/absent period. Took microgestin for 3 weeks still bleeding since started period.

Prolonged bleeding?  Took provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start period for irregular/absent period. Took microgestin for 3 weeks still bleeding since started period.

Medicines to help: You could have be given another medicine to stop bleeding. You should have your hemoglobin and thyroid function. You should be tested for infection. ...Read more

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Period stopped after taking contraceptive pill. Is this common?

Period stopped after taking contraceptive pill. Is this common?

It can be: One of the benefits of taking contraceptive pills is that menstrual periods usually reduce significantly and may stop altogether. This can be especially true with seasonale, where the the theory is to have only four menses per year. Any amount of bleeding is a normal "period" on bcp since the bleeding is drug withdrawal induced during the "sugar pill" week. ...Read more

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Will i ovulate 2 weeks after stopping taking norethisterone and having my delayed period?

Will i ovulate 2 weeks after stopping taking norethisterone and having my delayed period?

Roughly yes: In reproductive medicine, when a patient stops a progesterone of any type we use three days as "artificial" cycle day one. So in theory, you shoul ovulate 17 days after your last dose. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Excessive vaginal bleeding after stopping birth control?

Excessive vaginal bleeding after stopping birth control?

May be normal: It is not clear what you mean by excessive vaginal bleeding - but it is quite common for the periods yo be heavier after stopping the pill than what you were experiencing while on the pill. ...Read more

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Stopped BCP 4days after period stopped. Sex on BC &used condom 1-3days after period ended. 11days after stopping BCP had few cramps. Ovulating?

Stopped BCP 4days after period stopped. Sex on BC &used condom 1-3days after period ended. 11days after stopping BCP had few cramps. Ovulating?

Unlikely: Most women will ovulate late after going off the pill. You might be ovulating, but I wouldn't count on it. Your next period will probably be late, because you'll probably ovulate late. ...Read more

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Took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pill because of amenorrhea after stopping birth control. I took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 days. It's been 2 weeks and no period still? Why?

Took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) pill because of amenorrhea after stopping birth control. I took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 days. It's been 2 weeks and no period still? Why?

Estrogen: Hi. When you do a Provera (medroxyprogesterone) withdrawal challenge and don't have a period, it says your endometrium is not getting estrogen stimulation. It may take some time for the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis to resume normal cycling after discontinuing BCPs. Be patient and give it some time. If still no period, talk with your gyn. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long after stopping birth control pills will woman start ovulating again?

How long after stopping birth control pills will woman start ovulating again?

Quickly: Not only is ovulation frequently not significantly delayed after discontinuing the pill, occasionally ovulation can occur between ending one pack and starting the next pack if one is several days late starting the new pack and is taking a 21 day pill. With 7 days between the standard regimen pills and missing let's say 3 additionally pills before starting next pack, the risk is not insignificant. ...Read more

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How long does irregular bleeding last while taking progestin only birth control pills?

How long does irregular bleeding last while taking progestin only birth control pills?

Should, or does?: It should only last for a month or so - but if it lasts longer, it may be difficult to stop. Some people will have to discontinue certain birth control pills due to irregular or unpredictable bleeding. A sonogram is helpful to look for other structural causes of abnormal bleeding, but progestin only pills do not do as good a job at regulating cycles as do estrogen/progestin birth control pills. ...Read more

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Backpain after stopping birth control pill?

Backpain after stopping birth control pill?

Withdrawal: Like any drug that affects the brain (yes, bc pills work by inhibiting the normal brain controls of the period cycle) you are probably getting withdrawal symptoms. If I am correct, the pain will disappear although the time frame is unpredictable. ...Read more

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When does your period start getting normal again after stopping birth control?

When does your period start getting normal again after stopping birth control?

Let me explain: After you stop taking the pill, you may have only a two-week delay before you ovulate again. Your period would follow about four to six weeks after you take the last pill. Once ovulation resumes, you can become pregnant. If this happens during your first cycle off the pill, you may not have a period at all. ...Read more

Dr. Paula Bernstein
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Norethindrone (Definition)

Norethindrone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more