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Period irregularities, problems with rashes around patch

So it all started last month-- I'm on the patch, and I've been having problems lately with rashes around the patch, or my patch becoming loose. So my patch fell off, and I didn't have another months worth of patches so I started my period after only two weeks.. After that I was able to order more patches, and just took my third patch off Wednesday night and have been expecting my period to come anytime.. Which it came (I think).. I'm having cramps, and my back is kind of hurting, the only thing I'm question is the blood amount. would it be normal for it to be irregular because of what happened last month? It's only when I sit down or wipe do I really see it.. It started off as dark brown but has slowly become more red. I put on a tampon just in case and it was mostly only the end that was bloody. Should I be worried? Or do you think it'll become more regular tomorrow?
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replied January 30th, 2016
There is no need to be worried. It is common to have irregular periods and reduced menstrual flow occasionally when you are on hormonal contraceptives.

As long as you are using it properly, there is no risk of pregnancy.

Most of these side effects are more common during the first 3 months of usage and subside in due time. There is no need for any specific treatment or change of contraceptive method in most cases.

But if you have any concerns or doubts, you should consult your doctor for proper medical opinion.

I hope this helps.
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