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    Birth control and my period
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    An_249045 posted:
    I've been using birth control since about this last May. I stopped taking it for about two weeks after forgetting to take it for a few days. I just decided to start up again with a new pack to try and skip my next period. When my next period started, it lasted for about two weeks. Then I got my period again two weeks later. It lasted for about a week and a half. My period is normally only about 6 days long. My last two periods have had a different smell at times and dark brown blood. My period has ended now, but it still has a more strong smell now. There's no pain or itching. Just the smell and discolored period. I have more discharge then usual too. It's starting to worry me, but I'm too embarrassed to talk with anyone about it.
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