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I switched birth control pills 3 weeks ago and have a period

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I switched birth control pills 3 weeks ago and have a period now it is back 2 weeks later and heavy. Is this normal? Thanks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome I'm Dr Chip

Yes--that's a fairly common event when switching birth control pills

Nothing too serious and your periods should normalize in a month or two

Please let me know if you need any more information