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    Birth Control Question
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    sandclan4 posted:
    I have been taking the same birth control pill for 14 years now. I had my annual with GYN earlier this month and mentioned I had about 3 month when I had breakthrough bleeding. She said this could be an indication my pill is not working. We decided if this happens again we will switch my birth control pill but in the meantime I'm a little paranoid because my youngest is 14 and I have no desire to get pregnant again. I'm thinking I may just switch to be safe but don't want to mess up my system because I've been on this same pill for 14 years. Any suggestions or others who had this happen?
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    RoseLynn02 responded:
    No I never went through that personally, but I had a friend that was on the depo shot for a long time( like 11yrs I think) & had a tilted uterus & was told she couldn't have kids....well after being on the shot for so long at the same dosage it stopped working & now she has a 6yr old. So better to be safe than sorry. It will take a month for your new birth control to take affect just like any other birth control, but it will be something your body hasn't become immune to. Just keep my friends story in mind before your youngest is no longer your youngest.


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