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A 22-year-old female asked:

I am on birth control pill. i had breakthrough bleeding midway through the month (fairly heavy, lasted 2 days) and now no period. i am sexually active, but we use condoms along with the pills. is this normal to miss a period after breakthrough bleeding?

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Dr. Theresa Henderson
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Hormone dependent: Depending on where you are hormonally a period can be missed. To be sure you are not pregnant, get an over the counter early pick up testing kit. Be sure you always take your birth control pill daily and on time. You are being responsible about protected sex. Good job!

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