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A 30-year-old female asked:

On birth control but i ovulated last week and had sex, this week i missed 2 active pills now i have spotting does missing active pills cause a period?

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Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Missing pills: Missing pills causes ovulation and bleeding. Consider an IUD like Mirena (levonorgestrel) for reliable contraception and cycle control.

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