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Im 17 and have had my period for roughly 2.5 years. I am sexually active and want to make sure that I'm fully protected. I just recently got the birth control patch and I want to start it but I haven't had my period since I picked up the prescription. I know for a fact that I'm not pregnant because I took a test. Can I start the patch even thought I'm not on my period and haven't had one for almost 2 months now?

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I cannot really answer your question as I don't recommend the birth control patch at all. I have heard stories about side effects and women actually dying from this method. Please consider a non-hormonal method. You can email me at CHERYL51@aol.com so we can talk more.

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Diane Cheryl

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I can answer questions about the various methods of birth control. I have done much research about side effects and risks of birth control methods. I can answer questions like "What would be the best method of birth control for me?" and "What are the advantages of birth control pills or condoms?" I have almost 25 years of experience volunteering with pregnancy resource centers. Please contact me at CHERYL51@aol.com if you would like to know more information about your situation or if I am "Maxed OUT".

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I have almost 25 years of experience in counseling women about birth control and family planning.

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Illinois Valley Community College, Austin Community College, Travel Agent Degree and almost 25 years of counseling experience.
I have worked with Pregnancy Resource Centers for almost 25 years.

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