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Breakthrough bleeding how to stop it?

Breakthrough bleeding how to stop it?

Depends...: ...on the cause. If you're not on any hormones (like birth control pills), then this is not normal, and you should be examined right away. If you're taking birth control pills, you probably need a higher dose. ...Read more

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How to make my breakthrough bleeding stop?

How to make my breakthrough bleeding stop?

See a GYN MD: If the breakthrough bleeding is oral contraceptive related, a switch to another pill formulation may be helpful. If it is not related, then the GYN MD can find out the source with your presence. ...Read more

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How can you stop breakthrough bleeding? I started today and I'm suppost to go to my boyfriends tomorrow, it's embarrassing. Please help

How can you stop breakthrough bleeding? I started today and I'm suppost to go to my boyfriends tomorrow, it's embarrassing. Please help

Can't: Once the bleeding has started, you can't just stop it. You do need to figure out why you are having the bleeding. The most common reason is not taking birth control pills right but this can also be caused by infections such as chlamydia. Your doctor can help rule this out. ...Read more

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Breakthrough bleeding on pill getting heavier after 14 days of bleeding & 16 days being on pill for first time. Will this stop on my pill free wk?

Probably not: You are having breaktroughbleeding caused by the external hormones you are taking. Ask your doctor to see if he/she would recommend stopping for 5 days now, then restarting a new pill strip or have you take two pills a day for a few days. This may stop the bleeding you are experiencing. Sometimes a different pill will help also. ...Read more

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How can I stop breakthrough bleeding only during sex?

How can I stop breakthrough bleeding only during sex?

Please see your gyn: That is not normal you need an exam, cultures, blood work and a pelvic ultrasound and a pap if you have not had one lately. ...Read more

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How do I stop breakthrough bleeding that has been ongoing for two weeks while on chateal?

How do I stop breakthrough bleeding that has been ongoing for two weeks while on chateal?

Try waiting: If this is the first cycle, breakthrough bleeding is common. If you have been on several cycles, you might want to consider switching pills. Talk to your provider. ...Read more

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I've decided to stop taking my bc pills and breakthrough bleeding started yesterday. How long until I stops?

I've decided to stop taking my bc pills and breakthrough bleeding started yesterday. How long until I stops?

Hard to say: It depends on where in the pack of pills that you stopped taking them. If it was at the very end when a period would otherwise be due, then 3 to 5 days. If in the middle of the pack, it is undetermined the number of days the bleeding/spotting will continue. ...Read more

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Can taking extra doses of birth cobtrol stop breakthrough bleeding?

Can taking extra doses of birth cobtrol stop breakthrough bleeding?

Briefly: Breakthrough bleeding is often an indicator of a hormonal issue. Taking "extra" birth control pills" increases both Progesterone and estrogen, which is not the optimal way to treat this. The better option is th change to a more appropriate pill, usually meaning not a "lo dose" pill or a "triphasic" pill. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stop possible breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period?

Can you tell me how I can stop possible breakthrough bleeding after skipping a period?

Medications: Given your age, you are likely to experience irregular bleeding as you approach menopause. See your GYN doc for help on this matter. They can prescribe medications to regular your period.
Regards
Dr M ...Read more

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If I have breakthrough bleeding during the third week of the pill. Can I stop taking the pill for 4 days and start a new pack to stop the bleeding?

If I have breakthrough bleeding during the third week of the pill. Can I stop taking the pill for 4 days and start a new pack to stop the bleeding?

NO: Best way to treat this is with EXTRA pills from a spare supply and contacting your Prescribing Provider for a pill with a slightly higher Estrogen level!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How can I to stop long lasting breakthrough bleeding? 7/15-8/5, 8/10-16, 8/28- 9/29. Missed 3 pills bet packs 8/8-10. A lot for 2 wks and small amount

Breakthrough bleed: See your PMD or gynecology specialist. They can give hormonal treatment to slow down the bleeding while you continue daily birth control pill use. ...Read more

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I think ive had implantation or breakthrough bleeding, how long after bleeding stops can I do a hpt?

I think ive had implantation or breakthrough bleeding, how long after bleeding stops can I do a hpt?

3 weeks after sex: A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation spotting. 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 about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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I just got back on bc and this breakthrough bleeding sucks and the cramps are a beast what can I do to stop it soon?

I just got back on bc and this breakthrough bleeding sucks and the cramps are a beast what can I do to stop it soon?

Wait or change...: Since you started BC just recently it might take a few weeks for your body to get adjusted to the hormonal changes. The other option is changing birth control hormones and see if it gets better. For that you have to see your GYN provider to discuss your options. ...Read more

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What is the name of BC pills which is effective to stop periods and are available worldwide?? and don't cause breakthrough bleeding??

What is the name of BC pills which is effective to stop periods and are available worldwide?? and don't cause breakthrough bleeding??

No Such Thing: There is no guarantee that a birth control pill will not give rise to breakthrough bleeding. It is your hormone and body profile and metabolism and the interaction with the pill that are variables. Most birth control pills are available world wide. Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and Levlen is available in India and will work well to delay your period. Please discuss with your doctor who knows you well. ...Read more

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How can I stop breakthrough bleeding within hours? I have an appt with my doctor in three days but it is too painful are there any home remedies?

How can I stop breakthrough bleeding within hours? I have an appt with my doctor in three days but it is too painful are there any home remedies?

Depends on the cause: Sometimes, breakthrough bleeding can stop within hours after taking appropriate hormone. It is important to know what you are currently on that is producing the breakthrough bleeding. Hopefully, your doctor can help you out with this when you see him/her. ...Read more

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I just finished my antibiotics yesterday but I still have breakthrough bleeding. I am going on vacation in two days. How do I stop the break through?

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I just finished my antibiotics yesterday but I still have breakthrough bleeding. I am going on vacation in two days. How do I stop the break through?

Antibiotics?: Antibiotics are not used to treat breakthrough bleeding (btb). If you are taking a combination (estrogen/progestin) pill, you can try taking one pill twice daily for 5 to 7 days. The extra estrogen should stabilize the lining of your uterus. Definitely call your doctor to get his or her input. ...Read more

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I have been on quartette (91 cycle bc pill) for 3 years. I have had breakthrough bleeding for the past 14 days due to antibiotics. How to stop bleed?

Break through bleed: The easiest is to double your pills temporarily. That may or may not work. Be sure to check a pregnancy test to make sure the abnormal bleeding isn't from a pill failure. Normally we don't expect antibiotics to cause break through bleeding. ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop breakthrough bleeding while on birth control?

Is there any way to stop breakthrough bleeding while on birth control?

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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How do I stop breakthrough bleeding while on birth control?

How do I stop breakthrough bleeding while on birth control?

Depends: It may be an issue of too low a dose of birth control or the timing of initiating them that could be the problem. I would follow up with your doctor to see if this is the case before stopping or changing them. If you have just started birth control there may be some initial breakthrough bleeding as well-usually not a concern. If this persists of course follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Will taking extra birth control stop breakthrough bleeding?

Bleeding.: Yes. Commonly I will recommend that patients double up on their pills to stop breakthrough bleeding. However, you should speak to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop breakthrough bleeding while coming off birth control?

What can I do to stop breakthrough bleeding while coming off birth control?

Wait: If you are coming off birth control pills and having breakthrough bleeding, you may have another problem that is interfering with your cycle. I would wait 2-3 cycles. If continued irregular bleeding, you should seek medical care and evaluation. ...Read more

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When experiencing breakthrough bleeding can I stop taking the birth control?

Call your gyn: It is better to go until the end of the pack if it is not heavy and often times your gyn can add some low dose hormones for a short time or switch u to a different pill, it is very common to have some the first 1-2 months and usually it resolves by the 3rd month, u may need a stronger pill if u want to stay on them please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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I normally skip a period occasionally but have skipped 2 now using the pill and I've been breakthrough bleeding for over a week. When will it stop?

I normally skip a period occasionally but have skipped 2 now using the pill and I've been breakthrough bleeding for over a week. When will it stop?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal 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 was put me on megestrol 40mg to stop breakthrough bleeding. How long will it take to work and is it safe? It stopped but started again during sex

I was put me on megestrol 40mg to stop breakthrough bleeding. How long will it take to work and is it safe? It stopped but started again during sex

Quickly and safe: Megestrol usually begins to work within 24 hours to decrease and hopefully stop dysfunctional uterine bleeding. It is a safe medication. Additional megestrol is safe. If you contionue to have bleeding with sex, please inform your md. Postcoital bleeding can sometimes indicate a cervical disorder such as dysplasia and uncommonly cervical cancer. ...Read more

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