Re: cycle changing?
I'm not sure, but I've had the same issues since stopping Ovcon 35. I've had 8 cycles off BCPs, and each one, my period flow is light and scanty at best. It lasts longer than while on the pill, but most of it is spotting. I only need tampons 1-2 days (and sometimes even light tampons by the 2nd day) and then just pantyliners thereafter. I have run across many women on health forums who have had this issue since stopping the pill.
I'm not sure if it's my hormones changing or if the pill just really whacked out my hormones; I'm 29 years old. I think the culprit may be the pill. I have an appointment next month with an endocrinologist and am going to see about getting my hormone levels checked. I've had a lot of water retention in my legs from the pill that has improved but not gone away completely since stopping the pill. Another weird thing is that I no longer have PMS? I always used to have PMS, so I don't know what is up with that. Now, I get very moody & anxious in my cycle right around the time I ovulate and I never used to be this way before.
Last edited by livinTX; 02-23-2007 at 08:56 AM.