A 42-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me if i could use birth control to skip my period for my vacation?

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure, most likely: if used correctly and the timing is appropriate
Answered on Oct 4, 2015

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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Below: If there is a pill failure, you will miss your period. Then do a HPT and you will know if you ar PG

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