I always take my patch off on the same day, about the same time. I took my 3rd week patch off saturday. I ALWAYS get my period on THURSDAY afternoon. I had sex while I was on my week off last month (was kind of bleeding at the time). I haven't gotten my period yet, don't even feel like I'm going to get it, which I usually do ie. tender breasts, bloating, sleepiness, etc. I put my patch back on tomorrow... Is there a possibility I'm pregnant?
Since no birth control is 100% effective other than abstinence, there is always a possibility. If you have been using your patch properly though, it is unlikely. You are still protected even during your "patch off" week. Just go ahead and apply a patch tomorrow. Skipping a period now and then can happen. If you want, you can test in a week or so just for peace of mind. If you miss next months period too, you certainly need to test and you need to see your gynecologist either way. It may yet come today or tomorrow though.
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