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I forgot my birth control pill one day this week and took two pills next day to get back on schedule and i began spotting. can i skip my inactive pill?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
NO: Continue your pack as usual, including the inactives. Missing one day pill and taking it the next day will not throw off the pack for the entire month, so just plug on through as usual. If extreme concern about pregnancy, use additional protection such as a condom for the next month.

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