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Answered 2006-08-26 21:36:28

Nothing, this is a perfectly normal withdrawal bleed from missing your pills.

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Can you take birth control during your period?

Yes, you can take birth control during your period. You should take your birth control as directed regardless of bleeding.

Start new birth control pack haven't started period?

You should take birth control on schedule regardless of bleeding. Hormonal birth control can sometimes cause a missed period.

What if you get your period while on birth control?

If you get your period while on birth control, you should continue using your birth control as scheduled. Bleeding does not change the schedule for taking your pill or changing your patch or ring.

Should you stop taking the birth control pill if you get your period?

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do you take birth control on or off of your period?

You take birth control as scheduled regardless of bleeding.

While on Birth control do you take the white pills while you have your period?

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Spot bleeding during the week of your period on birth control?

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Do you have to use Yaz birth control while on your period?

Yaz, like any birth control pill, should be taken on the schedule shown in the packet, regardless of any bleeding.

Should you stop taking the birth control pills when you got your period already?

No, you should always take your birth control pills as scheduled regardless of bleeding. Contact your health care provider if you have pain or unusual vaginal discharge along with the unscheduled bleeding.

Can birth control cause heavy menstrual bleeding Should I continue taking my birth control?

Birth control pills should stop your menstrual bleeding. I would suggest you stop the pills and talk to your doctor

Do you still have your period on birth control?

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How long does it take for a period to stop when your body is acting up on birth control?

It's possible to have unscheduled bleeding in the first three months of birth control use. After that, you should settle into a more regular pattern. There is no medical phenomenon thought of as "your body acting up on birth control." If you are bleeding heavily, have been bleeding for a prolonged period, or have additional symptoms like pain or unusual vaginal discharge, you should contact your health care provider.

Will you still get a period after sex if you are taking birth control?

If your on birth control you don't actually get a period its actually withdrawal bleeding which looks the same as a period. Sex wont effect this cycle.

Is it an actual period if you miss birth control pills?

No bleeding that you have on birth control pills is an "actual period." Instead, it's withdrawal bleeding brought on by the drop in hormones when you miss pills or when you have your normally scheduled placebo week.

Can you take birth control pills after eighteen days of your last period?

yes you can. birth control in any for is going to redirect your cycle to 28 days no matter what. but if you want you period to come 3 weeks from your regular period( when you are on birth control you will not have a period, it is called withdrawal bleeding. because you don't ovulate while on birth control. withdrawal from the hormone causes the bleeding.) so actually you can choose when you"period" comes. hope this helps!!!

Is it normal to have brown spotting instead of a period when you're on birth control?

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Can you take birth control to jump start your period?

You can take birth control to have a show of vaginal bleeding, but birth control does not "jump start" your period. When you stop taking it, you are likely to return to your previous pattern of menstrual bleeding (or lack thereof) unless something else changes in your body.

What would cause bleeding a week early?

The following will cause early bleeding: * Irregular period * Pregnancy * UTI * Hormonal Imbalance * Stopping birth control * Starting birth control

Can you still be on your period if you're not bleeding?

Yes. Some birth control forms can stop a female from bleeding but she still goes through the rest of her period.

Is it still a period when u bleed after not taking birth control?

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Will birth control pills change the amount of days you have your period?

Yes, normally birth control pills will reduce the number of days of bleeding.

Does your period start the same day you start birth control?

Some women will have unscheduled and unexpected bleeding when starting the birth control pill.

Can the birth control patch change your period?

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Do you get your period when you take birth control needle?

No. You still have periods, it is just a lighter bleeding.

What is breakthrough bleeding while on birth control?

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