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31 Jan 2008

Period changes
I'm 36 and have been on contraception for a while (currently on Nordette). For the last few months, I have noticed that there is less bleeding every month and for last month and this month its really very light. Usually I start taking the red placebo pills on a Friday and bleed by Monday, but now its Thursday and there's not much going on - in fact I could easily go with one tampon the entire day. I'm definitely not pregnant. Could I be starting towards menopause?
Also, do you think I should go off the pill and what are the side effects for the first few months, besides the obvious?
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01 Jan 0001

This is common on the Pill. It thins the lining of the uterus and gives lighter periods. There is no reason to go off the Pill.

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