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A 17-year-old female asked:

getting a vaginal ultrasound during my placebo week, i have two active pills left. is it safe to skip to my new pack to avoid my period? generess fe

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Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Yes.: If you are trying to avoid being on your period during your vaginal ultrasound it is safe to skip the placebo pills and start the next pack. Alternatively, you could have the ultrasound rescheduled.

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