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Is it possible to miss first period on the pill?

Yes, common. Spotting or missing period is quite common during the first couple months of use. It is also still possible to get pregnant during use (chance is low) so double check with a home pregnancy test. Usually after 2-3 months, period should be regular. If not, consult doc. Good luck. Read more...

Is it normal to miss your period while on the pill?

Sometimes. If the pill is taken every day as prescribed, sometimes the lining of the womb is minimal in size which will affect whether there is "period" bleeding or not at the end of the pack of pills. That "period" is actually hormone induced bleeding to let you know when to start the next pack of pills and is not a "real" period. some women take the active pills continuously to avoid any bleeding. Read more...

Could you miss your period 2 times while on the pill?

Yes, but. It's also possible to get pregnant while taking the pill, so you need to first make sure you are not pregnant. If not, then yes, pills can make you stop bleeding, but if you have pain, or any other symptoms, your doctor can check for cysts, or other causes that could do the same. Read more...

Would it be healthy to miss a period while on the pill?

It could happen. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. Read more...

What to do if I need to miss my period, I am on the pill, how do I do this?

Skip 'sugar pils' Many women can skip the hormone changes and resulting bleeding aspect of a menstrual cycle (for a special event) by skipping the 'sugar pills' that are during the week of the period and starting to take the next pack of pills instead. This is not recommended beyond one month though, as this dysregulates your system, including calcium balance, therefore bone health! Read more...

Is it normal or common to miss your first withdrawal bleed (period) while on the pill?

Is possible. It can happen. Make sure you are not pregnant, then observe for another cycle of the pills. Some pills have a stronger effect on thinning the uterine lining, and this may result in missed periods. Read more...

I'm on the pill, but I've gotten my period three weeks early this month, and last month I had it twice - I never miss any pills?

Irregular bleeding. There could be numerous reasons why you are bleeding irregularly.If this is the first month you are on the pill, it may not be unusual to have irregular periods for the first few months as your body is adjusting to the pills. Otherwise, you may want to follow up with your gynecologist why you are having this problem. Read more...