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Two week early period on the pill

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May or may not be: Any abnormal bleeding on the pill could be a sign but more likely any abnormal bleeding on the pill is either from the pill or another probelm like yo ... Read More
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: There really are no tell tale signs for either - so the only way to know is with a pregnancy test.
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed period: Usually irregular bleeding on the pill is due the pill or not taking it on time. Missing a period is sometimes due to pregnancy, and sometimes normal.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Complete the pack as prescribed and ignore this. One pill a day. One pill a day! if you get creative, you could get pregnant or really mess up your c ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Do LH testing: Even women with usual 28 day cycles don't all ovulate on the same date midcycle. You may find using LH testing strips, which check your urine for a sp ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Often : Often times when you miss a pill your hormone levels are off thus resulting in spotting or light bleeding. On the other hand the fact that you missed ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, shouldn't do tha: You should only have the 'period' during the last week of the pills, the placebo pills. Early bleeding is not supposed to occur.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Recheck: prgrgnacy test again, unlrss she took Plan B. One single BC pill is not enough.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menses: Has nothing to do with being a virgin, unless you're pregnant.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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It depends.: Breakthrough bleeding and spotting are common in the first few cycles after starting The Pill and isn't alarming. But, if you have been on The Pill ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Another one: You would need to take another one. Sounds like you need a better birth control plan. Please see a doctor to discuss options.

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