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 »

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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 »

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 »

Does birth control cause abortions?

On One Hand: Birth Control Prevents FertilizationHormonal birth control, including birth control pills, shots, patches and implants, works primarily by inhibiting ovulation. It also thickens cervic... 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 »