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Effects of withdrawal of birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i am 48 and stopped taking birth control pills about 3 months ago. since then I have only had one period. pregnancy test negative regular pelvic exams with the latest being 5 months ago. should i be concerned
Doctor :   When was your last menstrual period?

User :   August 5
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Sudden withdrawal might have caused it
Doctor :  
It is one of the possibility
User :   can i wait until my next exam in a couple of months or should i see a doctor now
Doctor :   Yes you can
User :   i have had regular checkups since age 17 with no problems
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Also when was your last sexual act?
User :   last week
User :   i am getting married soon :-)
Doctor :  
How frequent has it been after you stopping the medication
User :   couple times a week
Doctor :  
Can you remember when was it after August 5

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