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Hi i took mifepristone...

Hi i took mifepristone and misoprostol because i thought i was pregnant and already had them and was getting really anxious and now i haven't stopped bleeding for about a month and a bit now but it's on and off how long til the bleeding will stop?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?

About nearly two months and no

Submitted: 25 days ago.Category: OB GYN
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OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Nina Lim, Board Certified OB/GYN replied 24 days ago
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Hello, my name is***** and I am a women's health physician.

On average, the bleeding/ spotting after taking these medications should last about 1-3 weeks, but everyone is different. And it usually takes 4-6 weeks for your menstrual cycle to reset itself-- again this can vary as well because everyone is different.

However, if you have not seen a gynecologist recently, I would recommend scheduling an appointment with one so they can do an examination to make sure everything is ok.

I am available for any follow up questions that you may have.

If you were satisfied with my response, please consider giving me a 5 star rating so I may get credit for assisting you. Thanks and take care.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
would me taking the contraceptive pill affect the bleeding in any way?
Customer reply replied 24 days ago
also it is not red blood it is more brown discharge.
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Nina Lim, Board Certified OB/GYN replied 24 days ago

Yes, it can. Your body is most likely adjusting to the contraceptive pill as well. It can sometimes take 3-6 months for your cycles to regular on the pill. It doesn't sound like you have a vaginitis/ vaginal infection based on your description of symptoms either. However, if you suspect anything unusual, it is still safest to get an exam done by the gynecologist.

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