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on birth control for four years and now spotting

so on october 29 i got my period and it was really heavy the first two days had sex on october 13 on birth control for four years and now nov 5 and 6 iam spotting and taken 4 tests and all negative what are the chances
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replied November 9th, 2012
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The spotting that you describe could be attributed to breakthrough bleeding, hormonal imbalances, indication for ovulation etc. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. If you have been regular with taking the birth control pills at scheduled time daily, and have not missed active pill intake, then you should have the protection. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. If you have abnormal periods, or if you develop any other new symptoms, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance. Continue to be regular in taking birth control pills at scheduled time daily and avoid missing active pill intake.
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