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My wife started using birth control pills a week ago. She stopped for 1 day and now her period is lasting longer than normal. Is this because of the p?
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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Possibly
Just keep going. Stay with the pack, periods may be irregular for up to 3 months when you just start a pill.
If she skips a day, take two the next day. If you skip 2 days, still only take 2 pills on the day you remember and use a second form (condoms) for about 10 days.

In brief: Possibly
Just keep going. Stay with the pack, periods may be irregular for up to 3 months when you just start a pill.
If she skips a day, take two the next day. If you skip 2 days, still only take 2 pills on the day you remember and use a second form (condoms) for about 10 days.
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