Provo, UT
A 18-year-old female asked:

I'm on birth control. missed pills, but last month completely missed my period, not pregnant. now this month i've had my period for two weeks?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics & Gynecology 44 years experience
Missing pills: Have you considered something other than the pill (ring, shot, implant, iud?)-if you don't take your pills as directed, you will have abnormal bleeding and maybe a baby.
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