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Can i stop bleeding by taking more yellow pills?

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hi i am currently on the pill and i have trouble remembering to take it every single night, If i am taking the yellow ones as per usual and i forget to take it atleast two nights in a row, my body thinks its on the white pill (because its not getting the chemical in the yellow ones) and my body starts to menstruate for the usual time 6 days. Is it possible to stop this bleeding by taking more yellows?


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replied June 2nd, 2011
Birth Control Answer A23641
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
No, the bleeding cannot be just stopped with taking more yellow pills. The bleeding that you experience is the withdrawal bleeding due to withdrawal/reduction of hormone levels in blood when you miss taking pills. If you are finding it difficult to cope up with taking the pills regularly, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough evaluation to see which alternative contraceptive measure would suit you and your needs. Get started on appropriate suitable alternate birth control as suggested by your gynecologist. Avoid having unprotected intercourse while being on first month of contraceptive use. Drink plenty of water, take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.



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