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A 23-year-old female asked:

Missed 3 birth control pills in a row, got heavy period now spotting for the past 2 weeks, is this normal?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Moshe Dekel
Gynecology 48 years experience
No: This is a direct result of not following the instructions of how to take the pill. Not only to are taking a chance of getting pregnant, abut also, "messing up" your hormones. You should consider using a barrier method.
Last updated Jun 2, 2017

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