If I'm having breakthrough bleeding from a few missed pills and I have unprotected sex, could I still be pregnant? Will the bleeding stop if iam?
Breakthrough bleed . Breakthrough bleeding is common but not normal therefore there is no normal time for it to last. When you skip pills you trigger bleeding. The birth control pills will regulate eventually. Consider another birth control method if remembering to take your pill is hard. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.
I have been on the same birth control for 3 years and recently I have been experiencing breakthrough bleeding. I went to my gyno and everything came back fine. But now its happening again. I never have unprotected sex and I don't miss pills. What is this
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...