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Is it normal to have heavy spotting on and off for a few days instead of having a normal period? I was supposed to start my period on the 3rd of this month, instead i started on the 30th of october. I stopped taking my birthcontrol a little less than a mo

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes,

Yes, pregnancy is a possibility.
Please take a urine pregnancy test. It could also be from the change in birth control. If your test is negative, wait two days and retest it. If you have heavy bleeding or pain then you must be seen immediately.

In brief: Yes,

Yes, pregnancy is a possibility.
Please take a urine pregnancy test. It could also be from the change in birth control. If your test is negative, wait two days and retest it. If you have heavy bleeding or pain then you must be seen immediately.
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