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A 20-year-old female asked:

i missed 4 days on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control started a new pack then my period came i stopped the pack to see if it would stop but it didn't why haven't it?

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Dr. Collin Smikle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Bleeding on OCP: If you missed a couple of days of the birth control pills, especially with the lower dose pills, it will cause the irregular bleeding. The bleeding is due to the changes in birth control pills and the changes your body undergoes with the shifts in hormone levels. If you are not pregnant, it should stop after 1 or 2 cycles.

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Last updated Feb 5, 2017

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