So I have skipped my last few patch breaks, and I have one patch left in this pack but i've started bleeding already due to not having a break in so long. Would it be okay to just take a break starting monday (my patch change day) and afterwards start my next pack and then just throw out the spare patch, or will that not work?
No no no... you cannot stop birth control early. Its based to work with your body and that's 21 days on 7 off, or 28 days on. If you don't use a patch the third week you are not protected.
You need to use the 3 patches, then take a break. And why in heavens name would you throw away a spare patch?
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