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How long is it okay to spot bleed after a missed birth control pill? I missed my birth control pill for 3 days in a row, I have went back to taking it everyday at the same time but I am still bleeding vaginally and have been for 5 days.

How long is it okay to spot bleed after a missed birth control pill? I missed my birth control pill for 3 days in a row, I have went back to taking it everyday at the same time but I am still bleeding vaginally and have been for 5 days.

You: You may bleed or spot for the rest of the pack. Once you miss three pills, you start to bleed from withdrawing the hormone, and starting the pills again will not reverse this effect. Continue to take the pills everyday and also use a back up method of contraception. Hopefully after your period this cycle, you will stop spotting, given you take the pills as directed. Have you considered the nuvaring? It is a great alternative for women who often forget to take their pills. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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After 2nd missed miscarriage how long and how much should you expect to bleed? I've had 2 small spots come out only so far. Waiting to take the pill

After 2nd missed miscarriage how long and how much should you expect to bleed? I've had 2 small spots come out only so far. Waiting to take the pill

It varies: There is no set pattern on the amount or length of time of bleeding. It may depend on the age of the failed pregnancy and if there is any prolonged retained pregnancy tissue after the miscarriage occurs. Regardless, once miscarriage has started and it's certain that the pregnancy failed you can start the pill (oral contraception). ...Read more

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What happens if you shoot up a pill and I guess you miss and it swells up and gets red all around the spot? Please answer

What happens if you shoot up a pill and I guess you miss and it swells up and gets red all around the spot? Please answer

See below: Hot compress for 10-15 minutes 4-5 times per day. This will increase blood flow to the area and help to absorb what is under the skin. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I miss my normal week long period but instead spot lightly on and off throught the entire month?

Should I be worried if I miss my normal week long period but instead spot lightly on and off throught the entire month?

Pregnant?: Take a test. I hope this helps. If you still have questions or concerns about this issue contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Missed a bc pill had clear jelly discharge next day. Week later had a spot of brown/bloody discharge and cramps for four days. What could cause this?

Missed a bc pill had clear jelly discharge next day. Week later had a spot of brown/bloody discharge and cramps for four days. What could cause this?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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I've been on bc for 4 months. I missed a pill 3rd month by six hours on the 2nd week and had intercourse the same day, got period, 4th month spot?

I've been on bc for 4 months. I missed a pill 3rd month by six hours on the 2nd week and had intercourse the same day, got period, 4th month spot?

Periods: Unfortunately, any time you miss a pill, even by just a short time, there is a small chance of pregnancy. Therefore, you should see your Family Doctor or Gynecologist to have a blood pregnancy test. If that is negative, then things should normalize over time. ...Read more

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I'm 5 months into Accutane. My face was clear until I missed 4 pills now I have spots all over my nose and cheeks, what shall I do besides carry on?

I'm 5 months into Accutane. My face was clear until I missed 4 pills now I have spots all over my nose and cheeks, what shall I do besides carry on?

Nothing: Just continue to take the medication as prescribed. You can not double up or take additional medication of Accutane. You can use a topical cleanser or topical cream for acne to supplement for the next week if desired. ...Read more

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I've missed 3 bc pills in a row then took them then missed three again in same pack but how come this time I'm bleeding after 3 day of missed pill?

I've missed 3 bc pills in a row then took them then missed three again in same pack but how come this time I'm bleeding after 3 day of missed pill?

Withdrawal: Sounds like withdrawal bleeding please get a pregnancy test and if you're not pregnant and still bleeding get checked out if continuing bleeding occurs with birth control. ...Read more

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Missed 1 pill three days into a week long breakthrough bleed (BTB) during my third week of active pills (BTB occurs monthly) Is protection compromised?

Missed 1 pill three days into a week long breakthrough bleed (BTB) during my third week of active pills (BTB occurs monthly) Is protection compromised?

Yes for sure: If you miss three pills then you are not protected and should use condoms or avoid intercourse until the next pack. Since breakthrough bleeding and forgetting pills is a problem consider switching to a more reliable option such as an IUD or Nexplanon ...Read more

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Hi, I've been on birth control for about three months now and a couple of weeks ago I missed two days in a row. I took the two the next morning to make up for it, but I still got my period (in the middle of the package of pills). It only lasted a few days

Hi, I've been on birth control for about three months now and a couple of weeks ago I missed two days in a row. I took the two the next morning to make up for it, but I still got my period (in the middle of the package of pills). It only lasted a few days

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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Wondering what's going on if missed my period last must and just today I started to spot been having cramps and had taken 3 hpt and negative?

Wondering what's going on if missed my period last must and just today I started to spot been having cramps and had taken 3 hpt and negative?

Irregular periods: Home pregnancy tests are very reliable, so it is unlikely (though not impossible) you are pregnant if you are reading the results correctly. Regardless, you should visit your doctor to determine the cause of your missed periods. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. ...Read more

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Implantion bleeding, I missed 2periods now im light to spot bleeding is this implantation bleeding?

Implantion bleeding, I missed 2periods now im light to spot bleeding is this implantation bleeding?

Could be, but: Breakthrough is more likely. 'implantation bleeding' is mostly internet fad, it's over-rated in importance. It's not common to see and is usually not 'implantation' but breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it possible to spot after 10 days missed period?

Is it possible to spot after 10 days missed period?

Yes: If you are having missed or irregular periods it is possible that you are not ovulating. In that case, there might not be any predictability to when bleeding will occur. ...Read more

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Aug 9 days past ovulation had pink spot than per on expected date sept 1st. Missed my per next w/ pos test so will my due date go off aug or sept per?

Aug 9 days past ovulation had pink spot than per on expected date sept 1st. Missed my per next w/ pos test so will my due date go off aug or sept per?

Due date: The length of a human pregnancy is 40 weeks, and this is calculated from the last menstrual period. So if we assume that you conceived in aug then 9 mos or 40 weeks after your period in aug is your due date. ...Read more

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If you spot throughout your entire period is that considered a missed period?

If you spot throughout your entire period is that considered a missed period?

Anovulatory bleeding: It likely represents anovulatory bleeding rather than she'd endometrium of a normal cycle. ...Read more