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A 32-year-old female asked:

Past 6 months have been taking birth control pills normally with period break and this month decided to skip my period. now 4 days into the new pill pack i have cramping and spotting. is this just breakthrough bleeding? am i still protected?

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Make up your mind: You need to decide if you really need to be on contraception or not and what form you are comfortable with. You might conceive while you are using contraceptives‘ ‘part time’. You may have to consider injectable contraception if you seriously aren’t ready to fall pregnant . For more info on appropriate use of contraceptives please visit your local family planning clinic

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Last updated Sep 22, 2020

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