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Why have i been on my period for 3 weeks?

By July 28, 2011 - 3:16pm
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I started my period on a sunday and thats when i started taking Beyaz birth control. Im still taking it almost finished the first month, and my period is still going..Its been constant spotting and sometimes heavy. I thought i was off it one day but it came back the next. I dont know what to do because my gyn doesnt come back till August 14 what do i do? is this normal for first time birth control user?

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Have you shared this with your mother? I know you must be scared, but sweetie, you are only 15 and you need to find out what is causing this. You can become anemic because you are bleeding for so long. Anemia is a condition in which there are not enough red blood cells in your body. By going to see the doctor, you can find out the cause. The doctor may do a blood test to check for anemia or to check your hormone levels. The prick and pain of a needle will last a few seconds. Please get checked out:)


July 29, 2011 - 5:01pm

I did some research on Beyaz. Though menstrual irregularities are a side effect of this oral contraceptive, a period that lasts for 3 weeks is abnormal and needs to be evaluated by a gynecologist. There should be another gynecologist who is covering the practice while your doctor is away. Call your doctor's office right away to be evaluated by the covering physician.

July 28, 2011 - 5:44pm
(reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

Im scared to go back. I dont want a needle or anything. Im only 15.

July 28, 2011 - 7:16pm
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Anonymous (reply to sunshinee)

Did You ever find out what it was because now I'm in your position?

October 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
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