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    What causes irregularities in menstrual cycles after discontinuation of contraceptive pills?

Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2015 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: I have got my periods again after 7 days of finishing them. I had not taken contraceptive pills this month. I am a regular user of them.

Could this be a reason?
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
yes, it could be the reason

Detailed Answer:

Yes, stopping contraceptive pills can cause irregularities in menstrual cycles. It is possible that you have the periods again due to hormonal imbalance caused by discontinuing its use.

Do not worry about this; it should settle down by next one or two cycles.


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