Posted by: L | 2005/11/29

Using the pill to stop period for a few months


I am responding to a previous question that I asked.
I am using Ovral for a hormonal imbalance. Do you think that it is wise to use the pill in my situation to delay my period for a few months? I suffer with a blood circulation problem called Raynards Syndrome.

Really appreciate your help
Thanking You

My previous question and your response is below:

I am using the pill for medical reasons and wanted to know if it is safe to miss your periods using the pill for a few months. I am just a bit worried because I suffer with blood circulation problems and suppose to be taking 1/4 disprin everyday, but am not.
I am worried about blood clotting because I do notice blood clots during menstruation anyway. Should I be concerned?

Posted by: Gynaedoc
Please give more information as to the medical problems for which you are using the Pill. If you are prone to blood clots, the Pill may not be a good idea.

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Our expert says:
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You can skip a period on the Pill. It is not recommended that you do this too often though. If you were told to take 1/4 disprin I would sugegst that you do this.

Best wishes

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