Although the absence of menstruation (amenorrhea) is seldom serious, the condition can often be linked to an underlying problem requiring treatment.

Birth control pill FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked questions about birth control pills.

Breast pain

Breast pain is a common problem for women. But while it can be worrisome and uncomfortable, it rarely signals cancer or another serious health condition.

Choosing a birth control pill

Delaying your period

Fibrocystic breasts

Fibrocystic breasts feel lumpy, and they're prone to soreness before your period. They're sometimes uncomfortable, but fibrocystic breast changes are common.


Ovarian cysts

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

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