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Switching Birth Control after having baby boy

I only got one shot so far. Got it 6 weeks after having my baby boy. For the past 3 months I've been spotting. It goes away for a few days & comes back the next. I've only had unprotected sex twice since I got the shot due to the abnormal bleeding. Will switching to the pill help my period go back to normal.?
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replied April 13th, 2014
Hi,
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The bleeding you experience could be breakthrough bleeding (a common side effect of hormonal contraceptive use). This usually subsides within 2-3 months of use, but if persistent, should not be ignored. Do not ignore your symptoms and avoid self-diagnosis. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further valuation to look for the underlying cause for the spotting and get started on the treatment as appropriate (based on examination finding and evaluation results) to help you stop the spotting and regulate your periods. 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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