OB GYN

OB-GYN questions? Ask a gynecologist online.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a question? I was using the Evra patch as a birth…

Customer Question
Yes, I have a...

Yes, I have a question? I was using the Evra patch as a birth control for only 3 months. I got off from it this August. I did have intercourse with my boyfriend Sept 5th and it was first day being fertile.

Doctor's Assistant: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?

I did get my period the exact date which was Sept 24. It came regular and on the 25 it was moderate as usual in my period. Later on that day on y was just a line color darkbrown. and on the 26 It was just spotting and came to that color. Later again that day it stopped completely and later at 6pm again spotting. and that was it. I normally last with my period 4 days.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No. I had a papsmere and everything came out ok.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: OB GYN
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Answered in 36 minutes by:
10/5/2017
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago
DrRussMD
DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 65,673
Experience: Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
Verified

Hi.
Welcome to just answer. I am here to answer questions for education and information. I will respond shortly with an answer, or a question for you

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

Everything seems in order

What is your question?

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
My question is can evra patch birth control had cause for my period to be lighter? I did have intercourse with my bf sept 5 and it was the first day being fertile.
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

Yes, once you go off the patch your period can change.

This is hormonal readjustment./

If any irregularity continues, you need to see your OB.

In fact, once stopping the pill, if you are trying to get pregnant, you need your OB doctor following you.

It can take up to a year for hormones to get balanced again.

OK, let me know if you have more questions.

Also, please click a positive rating on the rating scale. [This must be done manually]. In fact, a 5 rating squares me with just answer and allows me to provide prompt and accurate service to you, but does not increase your cost. And, I will be here for any follow up needed.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok, so this may not mean that I'm pregnant? Cause i was with my bf sept 5 and it was my first day bieng fertile. My periods have always been normal even with the patch on.
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

If you got your period after sex, not likely.

Sorry for the delay, your question did not show in the request center.

You can take a pregnancy test, but you are getting your period as normal.

Not likely./

OK, let me k now if you have more questions.

Also, please click a positive rating on the rating scale. [This must be done manually]. In fact, a 5 rating squares me with just answer and allows me to provide prompt and accurate service to you, but does not increase your cost. And, I will be here for any follow up needed.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
On sept 24 i got my period on time & had a normal flow. 25 moderate as usual. Leter that day there was just a line on my pad darkbrown. On 26 i was just spotting darkbrown, later that day it was less than a dime and stopped for 2 hrs and at 6pm spotting again. I normally lasy 4 day in my period. Did the patch cause for my period to have this change?
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 8 months ago

Yes most likely./

Did you get my first answer. I stated this was most likely the case.

Please review that answer again and let me know if you have more questions.

Also, please click a 5 rating on the scale , then I am clear with just answer and can follow up with you as needed.

Ask Your Own OB GYN Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an ob gyn doctorLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask DrRussMD Your Own Question
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 65,673
65,673 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

DrRussMD is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. C.

Dr. C.

Board Certified

2,537 satisfied customers

30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Monika Hearne, M.D.

Board Certified OB/GYN

5,752 satisfied customers

With experience and compassion, I treat my patients like family.

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS

CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST

1,651 satisfied customers

MBBS(CAL)MD(G&O)

Dr.JBB

Dr.JBB

Board Certified OB/GYN

1,293 satisfied customers

15 yrs experience in Women's Health, Pelvic reconstruction and Incontinence

Dr. Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence

OB/GYN

822 satisfied customers

Board Certified OB/GYN and accomplished educator

Dr.Ashwini Joshi

Dr.Ashwini Joshi

OB/GYN (Doctor)

400 satisfied customers

Consulting Obstretician & Gynecologist

Dr C

Dr C

OB/GYN (Doctor)

367 satisfied customers

MD

< Previous | Next >

Related OB GYN Questions
I've made a mistake with my birth control (ortho tri cyclen)
Hello. I've made a mistake with my birth control (ortho tri cyclen) pills this week and need some advice. On Sunday and Monday I forgot to take my pills. Rather than following the 'missed pill' recomm… read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
673 satisfied customers
I've been taking the tricira lo 28 birth control pill for a
Hi, I've been taking the tricira lo 28 birth control pill for a year now, last month my period was quite early and lasted for 8 days, but now this month of June my period is delayed for 8 days but I n… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
597 satisfied customers
If I stop birth control 1 week before the placebo will I
If I stop birth control 1 week before the placebo will I have withdrawl bleeding and will that show I am not pregnant.… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,213 satisfied customers
Can you help with questions concerning birth control? Well,
can you help with questions concerning birth control? … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
7,547 satisfied customers
My birth control does not regulate my period. Is it
my birth control does not regulate my period. Is it effective? Am I protected from pregnancy? … read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
673 satisfied customers
I was wondering dose the Implanon birth control causes
Hi i was wondering dose the Implanon birth control causes Cholelithiasis ? … read more
Dr. Greg
Dr. Greg
Residency
486 satisfied customers
I am 53, not on birth control, not sexually active, and
Hello. I am 53, not on birth control, not sexually active, and missed 2 periods in last 3 months for the first time in my life. I think I still need to use birth control if I have sex. Is this accurat… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I am a 20 year old who stopped taking birth control at the
I am a 20 year old who stopped taking birth control at the beginning of April After stopping I had a period, then ovulated two weeks later. During my fertile time, my boyfriend and I had sex in hopes … read more
Medicaldoctor
Medicaldoctor
postgraduate resident,MD
Master\u0027s Degree
123 satisfied customers
Even though I took the one birth control and spotted, will I
Even though I took the one birth control and spotted, will I still get my regual peroid next week?… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,213 satisfied customers
I was on birth control stopped taking it. I had unprotected
Hi, I was on birth control stopped taking it. I had unprotected sex at least 5 times. He ejaculated in me twice. I had light spotting some cramps but my period is 5 days late … read more
Dr. J
Dr. J
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
673 satisfied customers
I'm having period symptoms while I'm on birth control. I
I'm having period symptoms while I'm on birth control. I have two weeks until I'm supposed to get my period. I've been taking this type of birth control for over 6 months and this has never happened t… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
597 satisfied customers
I'm taking birth control pills three packs back to back then
I'm taking birth control pills three packs back to back then a break for a week.started a new pack this Sunday but since Saturday I've been feeling bloated and nauseous as if my period is about to sta… read more
Dr. Shah
Dr. Shah
MD
4,076 satisfied customers
I have been on birth control pills for 8 years now, never
hi! i have been on birth control pills for 8 years now, never missed a pill or a period... this month i had all the symptoms that my period was coming, but no period. it's now almost a week late. i to… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
597 satisfied customers
I've been using birth control for four years now and haven't
Hi Pearl. I've been using birth control for four years now and haven't had a problem with it. I'm sexually active, and I had my period 2 weeks ago. However, I'm experiencing a dark brown, red discharg… read more
Dr. Nina Lim
Dr. Nina Lim
Doctor of Medicine
597 satisfied customers
I'm not on birth control and haven't been sexually active
I'm not on birth control and haven't been sexually active for a few years now. 28 and healthy, compete in triathlons, eat well, have a normal monthly cycles, and my period isn't due for another week and i've been experiencing light spotting the past 3 days. This has never happened before so I'm wondering why and if I should go to an OBGYN or if it is likely just due to stress or something else that isn't to worry about. … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,916 satisfied customers
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been
My daughter is on the birth control pill and has been spotting for over a week. Any ideas why? She's been on it 3 months and has not missed a pill. Thanks… read more
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Dr.M.D.Mazumdar
Consultant Gynecologist
MBBS. MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology
3,702 satisfied customers
I am currently on the birth control patch and I have had
I am currently on the birth control patch and I have had some spotting today when my patch-free week starts on Saturday. I am just wondering if this is something to be concerned about. I have been taking the patch for 6 months now and have had consistent periods, occurring two days after the patch removal. … read more
Dr Stan
Dr Stan
DO
3,334 satisfied customers
I am spotting while on birth control and would love some
I am spotting while on birth control and would love some clarification on why and how it works… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x