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Yes. Cramps and spotting are a very common side effect while using Birth Control, especially in the first 1 to 3 months.

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Q: Does birth control cause cramping and spotting?
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Can amoxicillin cause cramping and spotting?

Yes, antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of the birth control causing breakthrough bleeding

Coming off the pill cause spotting?

Coming off birth control can and does cause spotting for a few days. This is the medication withdrawing from your system.

Can exercise cause spotting between your periods even if you are on birth control?

Yes it can.

Can malnutrition cause spotting between periods even if you are on birth control?

Being on the pill can cause spotting between periods, called breakthrough bleeding.

Does missing your birth control cause spotting?

That depends on the pill, if it made your period stop, then I guess so.

My girlfriend is late by 2 weeks and today had a small amount of brownish red discharge What does this mean?

If she is on birth control, the change in hormones can affect the body's hormones and cause a drop in estrogen, which can cause spotting. If she is sexually active, it could have been a minor miscarriage, particularly if cramping or pain was involved. When in doubt, see a doctor.

Can the Depo shot be the cause of really bad cramps and spotting?

Absolutely. The Depo Shot has different effects with different people. If you have just started this form of birth control, you could be getting cramps, and spotting can continue for several shot treatments. If your cramps are bad, please see your doctor and let them know--just in case--and if nothing else (s)he can give you some meds to calm your cramping.

Can stopping the birth control pill cause cramping?

As your body gets ready to ovulate again, you may notice menstrual-like cramping. Severe cramps are not normal after stopping the birth control pill. If your cramps are severe, or are accompanied by painful urination, painful sex, or abnormal vaginal discharge, see your health care provider for an exam.

Can pap smear cause spotting in early pregnancy?

A small amount of spotting will not interfere with the pap results, while heavier bleeding may. Ask your health care provider for advice specific to your situation.

Skipped one birth control and you saw one day brown discharge but still not real period why?

You are just spotting. Missing one pill won't cause a period.

Is it possible to spot when you stop taking birth control?

Spotting on birth control can happen due to missed pills or due to other factors. If you have taken the pill as directed, spotting doesn't mean that you are not protected against pregnancy. If the spotting continues or recurs, see your health care provider to find out the cause. Infection or some other problem with your cervix could be the cause. If not, a change in brand may solve the problem.

Is it normal having spotting during twins pregnancy?

Spotting is OK But anything dark red and very blood can be cause for concern. If you are having a lot of blood and a lot of cramping you should probably go see your doctor asap!