A 26-year-old female asked:
I missed one bc pill a week before my period and took it the next morning. is having a little breakthrough bleeding a few days before my period normal?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mary Davidanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you miss pills or take them late, breakthrough bleeding is very common. Try setting an alarm in your phone to help you remember. You did exactly what you were supposed to do by taking it as soon as you remembered. Hope this helps.
2.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes: The irregularity you mentioned is within the normal variation. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
2.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 4, 2015
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