HAS THIS EVER HAPPENED TO ANYONE? Should I be concerned?
I've been taking Seasonale at the same time everyday since January. The only times I've had breakthrough bleeding is when I forgot my pill...this has only happened 2 times. The bleeding was never heavy like a normal period either. I've had occasional cramping on the pill too. Nothing too bad and not too often.
Well the other day for no reason I started my period. I'm not on the placebo pills either. I just started really heavy bleeding for 2 days with horrible cramps. Yesterday morning I had a little bleeding, but by the end of the day there was absolutely nothing, so I figured I was done. This morning however it started all over again. I had really heavy bleeding and bad cramping. Is this normal and how long can this last? It's really annoying thinking my period is over and waking up with a surprise.
My doctor did mention once that the longer I decide to skip my period, the better chance I have of breakthrough bleeding. What I mean is, my birth control is designed to give me one period every 3 months BUT I've been skipping the placebo pills and haven't had a period in about 5 months. Could that be the reason why?
I've also been passing these unusual blood clots, which from what I've read is why I have bad cramps. I've never really had clotting in the 12 years I've had my period. Nothing like this. They're large and they've been happening a lot lately.
It might be possible that since you have skipped the placebo pills for so long so you are experiencing hormonal derangements.It is common for woman to complain of irregular periods after pill intake.But if the bleeding is heavy and persists for more than two weeks then a detailed evaluation would be required.
Kindly visit a Gynaecologist for the same.
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