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Side effects of birth control pill if used to stop heavy period - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Hi , i'm 13 , when i was 12 i used to get my period , it was brown , then i took birth control for a week , and it was heavy blood for 5 days and i havn't gotten my period since then , i need help .
Doctor :   when did you start taking birth control pills?
User :   well like august i took birth control for a week , but then i stopped and after i stopped i got my heavy period for five days and that was it .
User :   i havn't had any discharge since then .
Doctor :   did you take the advise of doctor before taking the pills?

User :   nope .
User :   also i am a virgin so i can't be pregnant so i don't get why i dont have a period
Doctor :   these are hormonal pills and it should not be taken with out advise.
Doctor :  
secondly may i know your Hb status?
User :   i took the birth control to hold off my period , because when i was twelve my period was brown and it never stopped , i had it constant for about three months .

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