... came as no surprise that I had some breakthrough bleeding on monday (2 days before I was due to change my 2nd patch and put my 3rd patch on. I applied my 3rd patch as usual on wednesday (2 days ago and my 9th patch). I am due to take this patch off on wednesday to have my patch free week. My questions are
Will my breakthrough bleeding stop before I get my withdrawal bleed/ period?
I want to change my patch change day to friday which I understand I can do in my patch free week next week. Is it likely that I will experience breakthrough bleeding if I do this?
Wow you've confused me. How do you plan on changing to friday? You can't let it off for 9 days and be able to count on protection. Breakthru bleeding is when you have the patch on and withdrawal bleeding is when you take it off. Its impossible to say if the breakthru bleeding will stop, but when you have the patch free week your withdrawal bleeding should get rid of most of it and the breakthru bleeding should stop.
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