A 30-year-old female asked:
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Can i get pregnant if i've missed a few contraceptive pills? Now i'm bleeding and have really bad cramps. What could this be?

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Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: Missing even 2 pills can lead to a pregnancy. Generally if you miss pills bleeding will start as it has for you. This can be associated with cramps. Use a back up method like condoms for at least two weeks and start your next pack soon. Verify you are not pregnant with a pregnancy test now and repeat in 2 weeks.
Answered on May 14, 2014
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