A 20-year-old female asked:
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if i get my period early while on birth control should i finish the pack or discontinue and start a new one after my cycle?

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Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding on the pill: If early bleeding is occurring each month while on the pill, still finish the pack in the usual fashion. If you are not missing taking the pills every day then the pills will still work to keep you from becoming pregnant. Sometimes changing the type or brand of pill will restore your menstrual bleeding to a more normal pattern.
Answered on May 10, 2018

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