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A 20-year-old female asked:

Skipped last week of nortrel birth control and started a new pack, didn't get a period, took placebos second month but still no period? why?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Oral contraceptives: Anytime you miss that many pills it could take several months to cycle correctly but if you were sexually active do a pregnancy test
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Pregnant?: You may be pregnant . Take a pregnancy test . If it is negative you may have had no period or very little period when you were on placebo pills after skipping your period. Bcp can decrease the amount of bleeding or can eliminate bleeding during the placebo week.

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