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No Menstrual sicle since i left birth control pil.

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HI, im 20 and have been on the birth control pil since i was 15, i left it about a year ago, and havent had my period since then. any advice as to what can cause this?
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replied April 14th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
You should have your period/withdrawal bleeding within 7-10 days of stopping with the birth control pill use. Your normal fertility and ovulation may take few months to upto a year’s time to return. The chances of ovarian suppression or post-contraceptive amenorrhea cannot be ruled out if you have not had periods. If you have still not had your period, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for your absent periods. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you get your periods and regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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