What does it mean if I am bleeding a week before my period, and on the pill?

May be the pill. If you are having breakthrough bleeding about the same time each cycle, it is usually a problem with the pill. You may need a pill with a different dose (or differnent form) of the estrogen or progestin component. You should see your doctor for evaluation and management.

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What does it mean if you had break through bleeding on the pill a week ago I've been cramping for 5 days and my periods due this friday? Dull cramping

Ovulation? The pill works to supress ovulation as one way that it prevents pregnancy. In many cases, women still ovulate, and this can be associated with a small amount of midcycle breakthrough bleeding, cramping, and the usual pms like symptoms of bloating and breast tenderness. Read more...
Breakthrough bleed. Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal 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...

What does it mean when im bleeding inbetween my periods and im on the pill?

Many causes. The most common is the pill does not agree with your system. You may need a different pill with different dosage. You should see your gyn so your gyn can do an exam , blood work and ultrasound to r/o any serious( not that likely) problems and then you have various pill or non pill options. Read more...