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Continuous bleeding after a change in birth control pill - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   My period has not stopped for 3 weeks, i've been on birth control for about two years and everything was normal and then 3 weeks ago when i took the non-hormonal pills for a week i got my period, when i took the hormonal pills again, it didnt stop
User :   and its been three weeks since then, what should i do?
User :   and its not just spotting
Doctor :   may i know your age and the number of pads you are using per day?
User :   17, and about 2 tampons a day
User :   its light but not spotting light
Doctor :   The cause for the bleeding is probably hormonal imbalance.
Doctor :   Bot you need medical attention since you are losing blood.
Doctor :   So i would suggest you to have an examination done at a nearby hospital.
User :   okay, thank you
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