U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 20-year-old female asked:

I am on the pill. last month my period came a week early but i continued to take the pills every day and havent missed one. this month my period didnt come and it was supposed to come three days ago. i have used condoms every time. what should i do? coul

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Condoms: Not fullproof: I would suggest a home pregnancy test and hopefully it is negative. In the future use double protection: condoms PLUS spermicidal gel, foam. vaginal sponge or egg. Consult your gYN for definitive BC pills or IUD.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Mar 31, 2015


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.