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A female asked:

I forgot to take my birth control two days in a row. now i am bleeding heavily. my next period cycle is supposed to come in 10days. possibly pregnant?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to say: The pill works by providing a steady hormone level that prevent ovulation.The dummy pills allow you to cycle at a predictable time.Skipping pills for a few days might allow you to ovulate & if you were exposed, pregnancy within that month might be possible. Heavy bleeding may just be a sign you messed up the regular timing for your cycle by stopping the hormone.
Last updated Mar 22, 2020


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