Does birth control cause spotting?

Answer Birth control pills pose a risk for spotting, or the appearance of small amounts of menstrual blood between your periods, reports the Mayo Clinic. For many women, spotting occurs when you first beg... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Does birth control cause spotting

What is the difference between spotting as an early sign of pregnancy versus spotting as a side effect of birth control?

Answer Hello -The difference covers a wide area. The difference is - pregnancy spotting is usually implantation bleeding. Spotting due to birth control is caused by a hormonal imbalance or the dos... Read More »

What causes spotting while on birth control?

Oral contraceptives may cause spotting for a number of reasons. Hormonal fluctuations are the most common reason cited. This may be caused by low estrogen levels normal to oral-contraceptive use, o... Read More »

How to Prevent Spotting on Birth Control?

Irregular bleeding and spotting is normal when you first start taking a birth control pill, but still irksome. Know that you're not alone. Irregular bleeding and spotting will occur to almost every... Read More »

What are be the symptoms of pregnancy while on birth control if your girlfriend recently started birth control and she is experiencing sore breasts and frequent cramps day after day for 4 days?

AnswerBirth control GIVES you pregnancy symptoms. If she thinks she is pregnant she shouldn't be taking birth control any more and should see her doctor to find out.because birth control doesn't he... Read More »