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24 Nov 2005

Very light period
I have been on the pill for about 7 years (I am 30).
For the past 3 months I have had very light periods (in total about half of a tampon each period) with a darkish/brown colour and it lasts amax 2 days. This is not what I am normally used to (usually normal to heavy and lasts about 4 days).

What could be causing this and should I go and check this out with my GP?
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01 Jan 0001

The Pill does lessen periods by thinning out the uterine lining, particularly if you have used it for a long time.

Best wishes
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