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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Birth Control
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   i stopped taking my birth control for a month and began taking it again mon how will this affect my period?
User :   because usually i begin new packs on wed
Doctor :   when you as stopped,
Doctor :   after taking last pack for 21 days
User :   yes
Doctor :   you need to give a break of 7 days then start the next pack
Doctor :   when was your last period
User :   how long does birth control stay active in the body after someone stopps taking it?
User :   dec. 8th
Doctor :   for 24 hoursa
User :   and i was supposed to have a period on the 8th but i started a pack of bc on monday after not taking it for a month

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