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Do periods get lighter when on birth control?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: They can
Many women find that on oral contraceptives that their periods are lighter and shorter. Cramps are also diminished for many.

In brief: They can
Many women find that on oral contraceptives that their periods are lighter and shorter. Cramps are also diminished for many.
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