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should i start a new pack of birth control pills or continue using the one i am currently on. i started my period 2 weeks early which has never happened before. i am normally extremely regular but this last week i forgot to take my pill for 4 days and now

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Dr. Scott Musinski
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I : I would probably recommend just starting a new pack. The absence of the pill for 4 days triggered the withdrawal bleeding. You should also plan on a back-up birth control method such as condoms or the morning after pill.
Answered on Jun 23, 2017
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