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Hayward, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:

I started taking birth control pills on march 13 and in my week of placebo week i only took 5 pills instead of 7 because i had horrible cramps. after the 5 pills i did start a new month pack. i had unprotected sex after and now i wonder if i am ok.

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes, ok: Ok to restart active pills sooner to minimize menstrual flow and pain

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Last updated Jun 15, 2019

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