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Abdominal pain. Had miscarriage. Spotting after starting birth control pills

I have lower abdominal pain that hurts more the longer I stand. I had this while I was pregnant. I thought it was constipation (it still could be). I had my baby at 20 weeks and we lost her. That was over 7 months ago. The pain went away a few months after giving birth but is back for about a month now. I also had a 4 week long period and got on bc pills on 11/9. I am still spotting since I started the bc.
Asked On : Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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Hi thanks for your question
Bleeding in between periods is called as spotting or breakthrough bleeding.This can occur with any birth control pill, especially during the first few months of use.
What causes breakthrough bleeding with birth control is not always clear. It may simply take time for your body to adjust to the hormones in the pill or for your uterus to transition to a thinner lining ( endometrium)
Hope this answer your question
Answered: Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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