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Heavy bleeding after using birth control patch - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have been bleeding heavily for 2 days now and my blood is clotting but its really bad
Doctor :   ok
User :   i also had my period 2 weeks ago
Doctor :   do u have pain also
Doctor :   your age and occupation
User :   i have cramping but i was told that i have a bladder infrection and that is why
User :   im 18 and im a student
Doctor :   are u sexually active
User :   i have NEVER had bleeding like this
User :   yeah
Doctor :   do u use protection or use pills
Doctor :   i understand
User :   i recently started the patch
Doctor :   patch?
User :   the birth control patch
Doctor :   ok
User :   ortho evera
Doctor :   as sometime due to hormonal imbalance or excess progesterone there may be heavy bleeding
Doctor :   are u there?

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