A 26-year-old female asked:
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I missed all of the sugar pills and started a new pack, then spotting happened and still is happening for 7 days now. Should i be concerned? Preg?..

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: As long as the only pills that were missed were the sugar pills, and the next pack was started on time, then contraception should not be at risk. If any other pills were missed or the pack was started late, then back up contraception should be used and you can perform a pregnancy test now if you are past mid pack in this pack.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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