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I am wondering if I will show any signs of my period on the

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Hi, I am wondering if I will show any signs of my period on the progestin only contraceptive pill, it is my first month on it and I’m unsure if it’s worked
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: No and 28 days
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: reason being I’ve had sex with my partner and unsure if it’s normal for no first effects of the pill should be present or I’m pregnant
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 10 days ago.

Thanks for using just answer

Most women will have no periods on the progesteone only pill

While some women willl have lighter periods on the pill

As long as you've been taking the pill for more than 48hrs before intercourse then yo're covered

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 10 days ago.

You're welcome