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A 18-year-old female asked:

I missed 3 pills in my first week of my birth control and i had sex on two days that i missed my pills and now i am experiencing breakthrough bleeding?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
That's what happens!: When you take the oral contraceptives irregularly or missing pills, then breakthrough bleeding is "what happens." Additionally, you run the risk of unintended pregnancy.

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Last updated Jun 13, 2018

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