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i missed a birth control pill what should i do

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed pill: Yoi should take you missed pill immediately and your next pill at the regular time. If you miss more than two pills, use back up method until next pil ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Placebo: If the brown pills are your placebo iron pills at the end of the pack, then you should be ok. It is always safe to add condoms, when you are not sure ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe.: By taking two the day following a missed pill you should be safe. However if you're routinely missing pills i might consider switching to a method wit ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed pill: Usually missing one pill isn't an issue with the exception of the very low dose pills (the 20mcg estradiol pills), so I wouldn't worry too much. Howe ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Harmless: Not unusual to have spotting after missing pills. You were correct to make up the dose. If spotting persists, stop for 4 days, reset and restart with ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bleeding: Consistent vaginal bleeding for this length of time warrants medical assessment.
A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pretty good: Unless you get yourself much better disciplined regarding your birthcontrol, the chances of pregnancy are excellent if you and your partner(s)are fert ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
One per day: Birth control pills should betaken once per day. If you miss pills then they do work and you will trigger irregular bleeding. The package instruction ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Dekel
46 years experience Gynecology
Pill related: This abnormal bleeding is due to the missing pill. Once you decided to be on the pill, you need to take them as prescribed. Even one missed pill can ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
38 years experience Pediatrics
Missed birth control: Many women have claimed to conceived after missing 1 pill. Continue your remaining pills appropriately but add an additional form of contraception wit ... Read More

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