Delaying Period for Trip?

Patient

Q: Dear Ask the Doctor,
I am supposed to be going on a trip in a week. Right in the middle of this trip I am supposed to have my period! I am currently taking Aviane, and will be on the placebo pills on my trip. Is it possible for me to delay my period by skipping the placebo week and starting a new pack? Please let me know!
Caitlin

Doctor

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