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A 21-year-old female asked:

One day late for period. should i take the pill anyway? taking diane 35. have a 26 day cycle.

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Consistently: Birth control pills need to be taken consistently, even if the period arrives earlier or later.

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