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Prolonged bleeding. On femulen. Stopped medication. How long will it take to recover to normal state?

hi ive been on femulen for around 5 months , ive had quite a few break through bleeds whilst on this pill i was even tested for any infections after numerous pills didnt seem to agree with me. all came bk clear. ive been bleeding now for three weeks i decided on monday to stop the pill and allow my body to recover from any pill use. so bleeding a week whilst off the pill and two weeks prior. is this normal or should i be concerned
Asked On : Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
After stopping the pills usually withdrawal bleeding occurs.
You may be having breakthrough bleeding prior to that.
Possibly this bleeding will subside soon and no need to worry.
If the bleeding continues for one more week, better to consult gynecologist once and take tablets to control the bleeding.
As you are having problems with pills, you can choose other alternatives like depo injections or intrauterine devices.
If you do not want to use hormones related methods, you can go for barrier method or natural methods.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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