A 27-year-old female asked:
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hi,i'm am currently on the evra patch and on the patch free week since tuesday morning.i have not gotten my period and i'm wondering if i should put on the patch if i have not recieved my period by tuesday?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: However to be sure , it would be prudent to do a urine pregnancy test, just prior to restarting the patch.
Answered on Jan 23, 2020
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