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SMS87 posted:
Alright so I have been on birth control (variety of pills) since I was 17. I am 22 now and I am on seasonique, where I only havea period every three months. I finished my last three month back and was waiting to start my period...still waiting its been almost two weeks. I havent started taking my new pack because I felt maybe I should wait till I have my period then take them? So my question really is should I wait let nature run its course and when Im done with my cycle start my new pack? And be cautious the next month I start back taking them? If any body has a tip for me or knows what I should do let me know! Thanks!

*Oh and I didnt mention this but I'm so not prego!* Already checked.*
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Liz204 responded:
I'm on the same birth control and have been on it for about 3 years. My problem has been the reverse and Ive had breakthrough bleeding halfway through...so its basically a period every 1.5 months. I still take my pills like I'm supposed to, even when on that midway period.

Always take them regularly, whether you have your period while on the placebos or not. 3 years later my periods are not regular still, and yours might be just as sporadic. My doctor told me its just what side effects come with an extended pill. Your body may regulate itself eventually and get used to every three months, but I wouldnt hold my breath. I would expect your period to come sometime during the next pack. There is also a new birth control that you only have a period once a year, so not having a period wont hurt you. I would consider it a blessing. :)


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