I am 39 years old and I have never been on BC. I have had extremely heavy and painfull periods my whole life. I have been on prescription naproxen for years but I don't find that it works so I take 800mg of advil every two hours for the first two days of my period which then causes chest pain from heart burn. I also have 3 ovarian cysts that never go away but don't decrease in size either. So my gyno put me on Yaz BC this month. I started the pack mid cycle using the quick start method which may have caused the problem i'm having. I started my period on day 20 of the pill pack(24 active pills). normally my period is 3 days long but today is the 5th day and I will be starting the white placebo pills. My question is, should I take the sugar pills even though I think my period may actually stop today and just start the next pack or should I take the 4 sugar pills and possibly restart my period? It has been more painfull this time i think because I have flowed heavy for 5 days versus 3. I know it may take 3 packs to adj, but since I started mid cycle with the first pack, I wonder if I should adj this pack to start on Sunday? ThanksView Thread
I took them as prescribed and my period lasted 9 days and I was in pain for 5... So this month I was taking the pack properly and then on day 14 I missed the pill and didn't remember until I went to take pill 15. So I took both pills at once as per my booklet and now on day 16, I'm having terrible period paid and my period started. Should I expect to have my period now until the end of the pack just like last time or will the bleeding subside in a few days? This isn't working out well.View Thread
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