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Took ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) the first day of period-light period 1-2 days then heavy for 3. i need no period by 4 days later. take pill will skip this period?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
One per day: You can not control exactly how many days you will bleed. Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) tends to cause fairly short light periods.
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