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A 23-year-old female asked:

Started my birth control mid cycle. should get my period this week, yet i have another week before placebos. can i skip to placebos and menstruate?

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Dr. Aruna Bakhru
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Dangerous thinking: Birth control pills should be taken properly. They are not like an Aspirin that you can just take randomly my dear. Do you have a doctor? You need someone to sit you down and explain to you how they are to be taken and the best person is your doctor who prescribed them.

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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