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I'm 17 and have been on my period for 3 weeks straight. I'm on the pill and take it faithfully every day, same time and everything. Whenever i engage with my boyfriend physically though, i get my period no later than a few hours. I am constantly tired from my period, and don't know if i should see a doctor or not. Help?
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Have you been taking it so you have a period monthly or so that you have a period only every few months?  I had a three-week period while taking it so I have one every three months, and my gyno told me to stop taking it, wait a week, then take it so I have a period every month for a few months.  After that, I can go back to one every three.  Apparently it's very common if you take it to have a period only every few months.  Hope this helps!
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Addendum:  But yes, you should see your doctor.  If you're that tired, you may have anemia, and a simple blood test will detect this and the type, if you do.  And regarding the getting your period no later than a few hours after being intimate with your boyfriend... Do you mean since this three-week thing started?  That's how mine was at times, though I feel it was unrelated as I would still have a period on the days I was not with my boyfriend, just it would vary between spotting and being heavy depending on the day.
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you should get off the pill, all girls react differently on contraception, as im 18 i had the implanon, in my arm and had to get it out as my body didnt like it i had my period for 3-5 months at one stage got it out now just on the pill, so maybe try the implanon and condoms, be carefull and good luck
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