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Skipped my placebo pills and went straight to new pack of active pills?

Posted 20 May 2015 by champion1001 2 answers

I've been on the birth control pill Ocella since December of 2013. I take it farily consistently at 3:30pm every afternoon. Since last Wednesday (5/13) I have been spotting, light brown discharge but also some heavier red occasionally-- i think because I had taken my pill a few hours late some ...

Can I take 3-4 placebo "sugar" pills instead of 7 while on birth control?

Posted 21 Mar 2015 by TealBlue 1 answer

I'm currently using Alysena 28 as a form of birth control. It is a monophasic pill, and contains 21 active pills and 7 sugar pills. I've been using it for 5 months now and take it at the same time every day, and have never missed an active pill. However, I get migraines (without aura) and ...

What does it mean if I'm not getting my period while in the placebo birth control pills?

Posted 5 Mar 2015 by jsp925 1 answer

I have been taking the birth control pill Microgestin for almost a year now. My period has been fairly normal during this time. For the past 4 months or so, I have not always taken the placebo pills, I just continue with the hormone pills. Last month, my period started while I was taking the ...

If I’m on my period during active birth control pills, when I take the placebo pills am I still?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by Rb456 1 answer

I have PCOS so my periods are weird. I’ve been bleeding for a month now while taking active pills and I’m about to be on the placebo week of my pills. I feel like during the week of the placebo pills the bleeding will be stopped. Will I still be protected from pregnancy during the ...

Birth control and placebo week, safe to have unprotected sex?

Posted 23 May 2015 by berness 1 answer

I'm on my second month of birth control and I'm on the placebo week. I started my period on the 4th day of the placebo pills. My boyfriend and I had unprotected sex today which is the fourth day of my period And had a condom slip. I I've taken all the active pills on time give or ...

Going on second month on birth control, when will I be protected?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 by berness 1 answer

I'm on the 2 day of the placebo pills, haven't started my period i know i can get it any time during this week and i am still protected if i have sex. So my question is when i start the second packet of birth control, will i be protected right away or do I have to wait 7 ddays again like ...

I had unprotcted sex a few days before my placebo week on birth control and I didn't get my period?

Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Smithc1 1 answer

I had unprotected sex a two days before my placebo week on birth control and I haven't gotten my period but I also haven't skipped any pills. I started taking it a few months ago so is this normal??

Could I be pregnant - sex a few days before my placebo week started?

Posted 6 Aug 2015 by Michaeladuffy 1 answer

I've been on the birth control pill for a year and haven't missed a day. Last month, I had unprotected sex a few days before my placebo week started. My 'period' that week was brown and weird (kind of normal for me). A month later, I had a tiny amount of pink discharge a week ...

Could I be pregnant even on birth control?

Posted 8 days ago by cupcake333 1 answer

So I started the birth control pills (Lessina, which is monophasic) 7 weeks ago. I got a period on the 4th day of the placebo pills on my last pack, which was my first one and it was very heavy so I knew I wasn't pregnant! However, on my first active pill on my second pack, I had sex without ...

Skipped placebo last month, had non-stop bleeding, now am taking placebos?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 by champion1001 2 answers

After I skipped my placebo pills last month on Ocella birth control and continued taking the next pack, I've had non-stop bleeding for over 3 weeks. I was also spotting before I had even skipped placebos (so that might factor in?). Now I have finished this pack and am on the placebos, taking ...

Bleeding but not on the placebo week of pills?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 by Helloskully02 1 answer

Ive been on the pill for a while now. I useally take 3 packs in a row (skipping the placebo week just jumping to the next pack) and then i have my period. This time i didnt take the placebo after three months and skipped to the next pack again. But now, still on the active pills of the fourth pack, ...

Not getting a period during placebo pill, but getting it later on during active pills?

Posted 6 Mar 2017 by batgirl79932 1 answer

My doctor does not even really have a good answer for it, she just keeps trying to change the brand. I'm currently taking Logestrin Fe the first month i used it I had my period during the placebo pill, however after the first month I have never gotten my period during the placebo, but it will ...

4th day on placebo pills and haven't gotten my period?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 by Laurelwoodward 1 answer

I'm on the pill and I take it around the same time (give or take 10mins) or at the same time every night(usually 10pm). My boyfriend and I are sexually active and we usually use a condom. On the 2nd of July the condom broke and he finished inside me. I had already taken my pill for that night ...

Should I take all the placebo pills in my pack even though my period is only 3 days long?

Posted 23 Nov 2017 by LDiaz789 1 answer

I’ve been taking Microgestin Fe 1/20 for about six months. Should I take all 7 sugar pills even though my period lasts about 3 days or should I start my new pack immediately after my period ends. I’ve read on sites that you’re still protected during that sugar pill week, but ...

I had sex and the condom broke. The guy came in me. I'm on birth control but on my second day of p?

Posted 20 Jun 2016 by Hswanz61 2 answers

Placebo. I took the plan b within 20 min of having sex. Am I likely to get pregnant?

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