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I started talking birth control on the first day of my

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I started talking birth control on the first day of my period (26 January 2014). I am still bleeding a little every day. The birth control I am taking is Yasmin. Should I be concerned?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Owen replied 3 years ago.

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Customer:

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No, you do NOT need to be concerned

Customer:

Okay, when will this stop?

Dr Owen :

Your body can take bout 1 to 2 months to get used to a new birth control so this is quite normal to have some spotting of blood

Dr Owen :

So not a concern

Dr Owen :

Usually the bleeding will stop after a week or two

Customer:

Two months! Can I do something to help it stop?

Customer:

is there a point I should be worried?

Dr Owen :

Usually 1 to 2 weeks of spotting - that is all

Dr Owen :

the 1 to 2 months is for your body to get use to this

Dr Owen :

there really is nothing to worry about

Dr Owen :

To HELP with the spotting - sometimes taking an over the counter product such as Ibuprofen can help

Dr Owen :

You might want to try a Prescription to Lysteda (also known as Transexamic acid)

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