Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan
I’m a 19 year old and currently on birth control pills - Liz, and I have light period last month, and expecting my period in a few days this month, and I am worried I will missed it again, but I check online that, people who take low does pill, after their sixth pack of pill, they will have lighter period or no period at all, is it true ?
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First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. For your information, common side effects experienced by users of birth control pills is irregular menstruation cycle. Your body might require a certain period of time adapting to the medication before resuming a new pattern of menstrual cycle. However if the affected menstrual cycle is concerning for you, please refer to a doctor for a change of dose or type pill.
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