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rachelh27
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Hello,

I have been on the pill for about 9 months now, and last week was my placebo week. I had a normal withdrawal bleed and everything, and I have been noticing that they seem to be getting shorter and less heavy. Last night, the last placebo pill, I wasn't bleeding much and I had sex with my boyfriend. Today, the start of the new pack, I expected maybe a little bleeding but it usually goes away on Sundays. Tonight, though, I noticed that I was still bleeding-- very little, and it was pink, which is weird. This has never happened.

Could my withdrawal bleed just be extra long this month? I shouldn't be worried about implantation bleeding or anything, right? I am a perfect pill user, I take it at the same time every day. Am I worried for nothing?

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rachelh27
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I feel like I should also mention that I am positive that it is not due to any sort of STI's or anything like that.
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Just like periods can vary a bit when you're not on any sort of hormonal birth control, it's normal to notice some variation in your withdrawal bleeds. Since you're a perfect pill user, your risk of pregnancy is really very small, and understand that any sort of bleeding (implantation or otherwise) with pregnancy is quite rare - it's the exception, not the rule. What you've described here just sounds like a withdrawal bleed that's lasted a bit longer than yours usually do, for any number of possible reasons.

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