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    should I just wait or have tests done?
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    An_267725 posted:
    I stopped taking birth control in February, had 1 period in March and then nothing since. It is now July. A few weeks ago I took a round of Progesterone to kick start my period, but that did not work. I had blood work done since the progesterone to rule out any thyroid or other issue. All the blood work came back normal. Now my doctor is recommending a pelvic ultrasound to make sure there aren't any lining issues.

    Should I just wait for the period or go ahead and have the test done? How common is it for waiting to get a period after going off regular oral birth control?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi there and thanks for posting,

    These are great questions for your doctor or the surgeon performing the surgery. He/she would know best about which conditions are best to perform that particular surgery and which would yield the most valuable results.

    Here is a link to information about Female Pelvic Ultrasounds on WebMD that you might find helpful .

    Please be sure to come back once you've spoken to your doctor and update us on how you're doing.


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