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Should you keep taking active pills if you get your period early?

Should you keep taking active pills if you get your period early?

Yes: The "period" that is sometimes seen is actually "breakthrough bleeding" on the pill and therefore the active pills should be taken every day about the same time of the day until that pack of pills is finished. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Can you get your period and symptoms of your period while taking the active pills in a birth control pack?

Can you get your period and symptoms of your period while taking the active pills in a birth control pack?

Yes: You may need to change pills types. Did you miss any? When you have bleeding like that it's usually breakthrough and typically means your estrogen dose isn't high enough. What pill band are you taking? ...Read more

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Is it likely to be pregnant when you take an emergency pill but still become sexually active with protection after 2 day & get your period after 6days?

Is it likely to be pregnant when you take an emergency pill but still become sexually active with protection after 2 day & get your period after 6days?

Pill alters periods: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. Having a true menstrual period would mean "not pregnant". ...Read more

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What does it mean if you start to get your period while on active birth control pills?

What does it mean if you start to get your period while on active birth control pills?

Typical: Many women on lo dose birth control pills may start spotting or bleeding before the end of week 3. It may take several cycles for your body to get used to the new hormones. If the bleeding persists, you may need to switch to a different pill. ...Read more

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Started menstrual period 2 weeks early. Is this normal? Not on birth control pills or sexually active.

Started menstrual period 2 weeks early. Is this normal? Not on birth control pills or sexually active.

Common problem: 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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What does it mean when you get your period early?

Hormones: Often when you get your period early it's due to hormonal changes. At 31 years of age that can be normal. If it bothers you, you can see your doctor and maybe birth control pills can help regulate. Typically, though, it doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong, just normal hormonal variation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get your period early and it comes back two weeks later.? Can I be pregnant?

What does it mean if you get your period early and it comes back two weeks later.? Can I be pregnant?

When in: Doubt take a pregnancy test. It is likely that you could have had a period plus an episode of break through bleeding. Doubt pregnancy with this scenario. ...Read more

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If you get your period early after taking emergency contraceptive and spot for a few days, does that mean you're not pregnant?

If you get your period early after taking emergency contraceptive and spot for a few days, does that mean you're not pregnant?

Spotting w Plan B: No, it's not possible to be sure that you're not pregnant without doing a pregnancy test. Irregular bleeding is very common after taking any of the emergency contraceptives. This doesn't mean anything about whether there is a pregnancy or not. You'll need to run a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the encounter to be sure. Using the first urine of the morning is most accurate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get your period early when your on birth control wen you still have 10 days left?

What does it mean when you get your period early when your on birth control wen you still have 10 days left?

Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on birth control.. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Can you get your period a week early?

Can you get your period a week early?

That can happen.: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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Can you get your period 2 weeks early?

Can you get your period 2 weeks early?

Bleeding/period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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Can you get your period 11 days early?

Can you get your period 11 days early?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. It is possible. ...Read more

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Isn't it unusual to to get your period early after a first time of sex?

Isn't it unusual to to get your period early after a first time of sex?

Statistically - no.: It is more likely that you are bleeding due to having sex (rather than having a period due to sex). ...Read more

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What is it when you get your period 2 days early n it's light. Then it stops and comes back. I am always on time and last only 5 days n now it's been 7.

What is it when you get your period 2 days early n it's light. Then it stops and comes back. I am always on time and last only 5 days n now it's been 7.

Periods: A lot of women get some light spotting a few days before the period actually starts. This is normal and nothing to worry about. Cycles can also vary a bit month to month. Take care! ...Read more

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I'm 8 and I was wondering if you have anything else how you can get your period early my mom had it when she was 7?

I'm 8 and I was wondering if you have anything else how you can get your period early my mom had it when she was 7?

Early period: The time at which a girl starts her period is called menarche. It can begin as early as 8 years old and that is normal and good. ...Read more

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Can women have androgen excess, but when you take birt control pills you get your period?

Can women have androgen excess, but when you take birt control pills you get your period?

Yes: Androgen excess, I'm assuming from pcos, produces symptoms such as facial/body hair and acne. Pcos is also associated with anovulation and irregular periods. Taking birth control pills will not cause you to ovulate, but will restore the normal cyclical pattern of estrogen and Progesterone to induce your uterine lining to proliferate and shed giving the woman a period. ...Read more

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After taking the morning after pill, how long before you get your period?

After taking the morning after pill, how long before you get your period?

Variable: It may cause changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period). ...Read more

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Can you get your period a week before your actual period while on birth control and still have a week left of pills left? Or what is it?

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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Can you get your "period" while on the pill and be pregnant at the same time?

Can you get your "period" while on the pill and be pregnant at the same time?

Bleeding: Bleeding never represents pregnancy. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Most people using birth control pills as prescribed and correctly do not get pregnant while taking the birth control. So, no, it is very unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Started on the pill. How long into the sugar pills untill you get your period?

Started on the pill. How long into the sugar pills untill you get your period?

2to 3 days: There r many different types of pills and the
amount of days of placebo pills vary with each
different kind of pill. ...Read more

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What is the exact difference between spotting and an early period? If you get your period 2 weeks early is there any possibility of pregnancy?

What is the exact difference between spotting and an early period? If you get your period 2 weeks early is there any possibility of pregnancy?

Irregular periods: 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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Can you be pregnant if you get your period days early (3-4) during intercourse when he ejaculated in you, you felt a pain, day later felt nauseous?

Can you be pregnant if you get your period days early (3-4) during intercourse when he ejaculated in you, you felt a pain, day later felt nauseous?

No: No if I understand your question, could you get pregnant close to you period, if it's 3-4 days early. You can only get pregnant during ovulation, which is 14 days prior to onset of menses. ...Read more

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