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A 31-year-old female asked:

Hi i am taking contraceptive pills for 5yrs now and i never missed a pill last month i was so stressed and didnt get my period during my free pill ?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Normal.: It's possible for women to sometimes miss their periods. I recommend doing a pregnancy test just in case however it's likely going to be negative. If your periods continue being irregular you could trying coming off of the hormones for a while and see if they regulate.
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Pill use: As long as you did not miss any pills you should be fine. Not having vaginal bleeding is fine as long as you have been consistent in taking the ocps.

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