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Long Period While On the Pill

Question: Hi, I am currently on the pill, and a few weeks ago i got my period and took the pill ( the yellow ones) while i was on my period to try and stop it. Its been a few weeks and i still have my period... (i am still taking the pill) Im not sure whats going on...Thanks :)

Dr. Farah Kroman: I suggest you stop taking the pill until you have one normal cycle. If your bleeding continues when you are off the pill for more than 1 week, see your GP. Once you have had a normal period, you can restart the pill in the coloured section of your packet with the first day of your next period. Starting the pill can be quite confusing so see your GP if you have more questions.