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menstrual irregularities because i stopped pill?

I had menstrual period 3 times in a month one was Oct 28 lasted for 3 days only light since I am not a heavy bleeder, then another period Nov 8 only for 2 days still light, then today Nov 22. Can this be because I stopped cobtraceptive pill Oct 10.? I am 25 married and sexually active. This has never happened to me before.. pls help me.. addition to that my nipples a bit sore anf itchy.
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replied November 24th, 2014
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Since you have stopped taking hormonal contraceptive pills, the intermittent bleeding can be attributed to hormonal withdrawal. If your fertility has returned, and if you have been sexually active, then the bleeding few days before your actual period date can be due to probable implantation bleeding especially if associated with symptoms suggestive of early pregnancy. Wait and watch for your actual periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures or get switched over to alternate birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact. 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.
Take care.



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