• gihnp gihnp
    December 14, 2009
    On birth control pill, spotting and light cramping?
    gihnp gihnp
    December 14, 2009

    I have been on the birth control pill for 15 years.  This past month I had spotting and cramping, plus back pain, in the middle of my cycle. Could I be pregnant? What's causing this? 

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  • Sandy Greenquist
    Health Pro
    March 28, 2013
    Sandy Greenquist
    Health Pro
    March 28, 2013
    A number of antibiotics impact the effectiveness of birth control pills. They can not only interfere with protection against pregnancy but also effect your period. It can take 2-3 months for you body to straighten out and get back to normal cycling. Sandy Greenquist, CNM

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