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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have pcos diagnose a month ago started metformin and ortho tri cycle i came on cycle may18 back on 29 i missed 3 birth control pills and started?

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Birth-control pills: The first three months of birth control pills can cause irregular "breakthrough" bleeding. The symptoms are always worse if you are not taking your pills daily as directed. When you miss pills you will have spotting and bleeding and the pills are less effective. Once you've been back on track for a couple of months, things should regulate. Good luck!

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Last updated May 30, 2014

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