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A 19-year-old female asked:

I just started birth control pills. i want to skip the placebo pills. no period for two months now.can i still skip the placebo pills for this month?

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Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
You may skip the placebo pills this month and skip them for at least 90 days and possibly longer. Do ask your male partner (s) to use condoms too.
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