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I have been bleeding for 17 days now. How do I get it to stop? What could be wrong with me? I take lessina birth control pill at the same time every d

See your doctor. Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. Read more...
See your GYN. Breakthrough bleeding on ultra-low dose pills is not uncommon. Presuming you are not pregnant, your gyn may be able to prescribe some supplementary estrogen on a short term basis to correct the problem. If it recurs frequently a change to a different formulation of birth control pill may be in order. Read more...

Is the birth control pill still safe?

Yes, for most women. The pill is a very safe method of birth control and the risks are considerably less than the risks of pregnancy for most women. An important risk factor is smoking. If you are a smoker and over 35 you should not take the pill. Read more...

IsTriphasil a safe birth control pill? Does it have a good success rate? I need a pill that has the least chance of health problems and vaginal drynes

Switch to a LARC. If you really wish to use a most effective, forgettable Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) ask a knowledgeable and caring gynecologist for either an IUD or a subdermal implant. Triphasil, (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) like all combination oral contraceptive pills has risks and benefits but are less effective in preventing pregnancies than the LARC's. Be safe. Use a LARC and condoms too. Read more...