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If you take birth control why you are on your period then you stop takeing it will you bleed longer ?

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Mike Moore
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In brief: Extra hormones...

The basic answer is that birth control is extra "female" hormones (types of estrogen and progesterone) that affect the lining of your uterus in different ways in different women.
..Causing bleeding is some and suppressing bleeding in others.

In brief: Extra hormones...

The basic answer is that birth control is extra "female" hormones (types of estrogen and progesterone) that affect the lining of your uterus in different ways in different women.
..Causing bleeding is some and suppressing bleeding in others.
Mike Moore
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