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Brown spotting on active pills week before placebo-sprintec-been on medication for about two years and never an issue before.

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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Breakthrough bleed

Spotting on oral contraception is not uncommon.
Taking the pill the same time every day should help prevent it. Taking the pill at different times can give different hormone levels and lead to spotting. If you also have lower pelvic pain, it may be a uterine infection called metritis that may require oral anabiotics. In general, this is nothing serious. If it persists, seek an M.D.

In brief: Breakthrough bleed

Spotting on oral contraception is not uncommon.
Taking the pill the same time every day should help prevent it. Taking the pill at different times can give different hormone levels and lead to spotting. If you also have lower pelvic pain, it may be a uterine infection called metritis that may require oral anabiotics. In general, this is nothing serious. If it persists, seek an M.D.
Dr. Hector Chapa
Dr. Hector Chapa
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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

There are various reasons for spotting.
Many things can alter the hormone balance that controls your periods. If your period is delayed do a pregnancy test. Birth control pills are very effective but not 100%. To read about the various types and causes of spotting go to.. http://bit.ly/1CnC9xV

In brief: See below

There are various reasons for spotting.
Many things can alter the hormone balance that controls your periods. If your period is delayed do a pregnancy test. Birth control pills are very effective but not 100%. To read about the various types and causes of spotting go to.. http://bit.ly/1CnC9xV
Dr. David Lipkin
Dr. David Lipkin
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