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Question about birth control and irregular cycle

By February 26, 2015 - 9:10am
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This past month I have had irregular bleeding for about a week and half, prior that in January I missed 4 pills the first week right after my periods happened from 13-17th January. During my irregular bleeding, I was on provera for 7 days after which it stopped. I did get red discharge for four-five consecutive days towards the end of the irregular bleeding. I am not seeing my bf till March 25th and want to make sure my cycle is back to normal for my periods again. I am currently on the last pill of the pack but my usual period days are from March 1st - 7th. How should I normalize my period cycle?

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Hi Maryann,

You are right, they have started the week of the inactive pills and on time.

Thank you so much,

March 3, 2015 - 3:01pm

Hello Nidhi,

I remember from our previous conversation about your irregular bleeding that you have communicated with and been seen by your doctor.

Any specific questions you may have about your birth control pills and menstrual cycle should be discussed with her. She knows your medical history and what birth control pills have been prescribed.

In general, oral contraceptives, when taken consistently as directed, can help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. Her period will start during the week of the inactive pills, which do not contain hormones.


February 26, 2015 - 9:30am
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