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Teen stopping birth control
An_254993 posted:
My 16 yr old daughter was on birth control for 7 months while taking prescription Accutane. She has been off of it for 3 months and her monthly period is not regular it's more of a discharge. Is this normal and how long can she expect before it returns to normal?
georgiagail responded:
It is not unusual that after stopping birth control it may take awhile for menstrual periods to return to a normal schedule. For some women, this can take as long as a year (although this is unusual).

In addition, teenagers menstrual cycles are often erractic.


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