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animangachik
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I was on lo loestrin Fe for about six months but continued to have breakthrough bleeding. this is my first month on a stronger pill (lo ogestrel) and I was just wondering if because it is stronger, might it delay my period for a few days? I normally get my period on Sunday and it is now Monday. my boyfriend and I only have manual and oral sex and are extremely careful when it comes to body fluids so I know I can't be pregnant. one of us is always wearing pants. just a little worried as to the delay.
thanks!

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Heather
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Switching brands can always potentially create some changes. You might also not get your withdrawal bleed on the same day with this brand as you did with the other.

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