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A 21-year-old female asked:

Been on birth control pills for 5 years. i missed one pill and consumed alcohol the same night. i woke up to very heavy bleeding and pains for 4 days?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Common: Even missing just one pill or taking it late can start breakthrough bleeding.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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