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I am on month 3 or trisprintec (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol). My period is lighter than normal this month. How can I tell if this is my period or early pregnancy bleeding?
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Dr. Byron Hapner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Urine pregnancy test
It is quite normal to have lighter periods on birth control pills, usually by 3 packs or so.
To alleviate your concerns, a urine pregnancy test should be sufficient.

In brief: Urine pregnancy test
It is quite normal to have lighter periods on birth control pills, usually by 3 packs or so.
To alleviate your concerns, a urine pregnancy test should be sufficient.
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