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A 17-year-old female asked:

Missed 2 pills on first wk of bc, bled for a day but doubled up.finished 2nd day of placebo, have brown period and cramps.is this normal on 1st month?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Birth control pills must be taken everyday to work and to regulate the cycle.: If you miss pills then you will withdrawl from hormones and likely trigger spotting or irregular bleeding. The effectiveness of your birth control is at risk as well.
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