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Spotting started yesterday, 4 th week on micronor, (norethindrone) is this my period or breakthrough bleeding? Should I stop taking the pill so I can get my period?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Don't stop

Stopping micronor (norethindrone) are likely to make the breakthrough bleeding worse. If the breakthrough bleeding becomes intolerable, an alternative birth control method may need to be considered.

In brief: Don't stop

Stopping micronor (norethindrone) are likely to make the breakthrough bleeding worse. If the breakthrough bleeding becomes intolerable, an alternative birth control method may need to be considered.
Dr. Peter Baumann
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