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Dr Ted Manos, Board Certified OB/GYN
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JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Yes ! So, I am in a long instance relationship . I am seeing him tomorrow and I started BCP a week ago so I wouldn't they my period I've been spotting yesterday and today and I am concerned that but tomorrow I will be bleeding
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you there Doctor ?
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I'm Dr Manos, M.D., board certified ObGyn. I guess you are asking about vaginal bleeding from a period because starting a bcp late in a menstrual cycle may not prevent the bleeding. You may continue on the bcp and establish a cycle depending on the pill. Again, you will not be able to do anything about what your cycle is programmed to do unless you started early enough on the pill to reset your program.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you ! Is there anything I can do to make the period last less of be lighter ? Would it make any difference if I took two pills today and tomorrow instead of one? Thank you again
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.
It may help but taking more than the prescribed dose can lead a blood clot in a lower extremity limb and worse.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It sounds like I shouldn't then. Thank you
Expert:  Dr Ted Manos replied 1 year ago.
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