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Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?
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In brief: No
There is no reason for a teenager to start birthcontrol for her first period.
The main indications for oral contraception at this age would be heavy bleeding, sever menstral pain and possibly for sexual activity( it would be advisable to still use a condom).

In brief: No
There is no reason for a teenager to start birthcontrol for her first period.
The main indications for oral contraception at this age would be heavy bleeding, sever menstral pain and possibly for sexual activity( it would be advisable to still use a condom).
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