Period or just heavy spotting????

Patient : This is my 4th day not taking my birth control. I travelled out of state, and forgot to take them with me. I woke up this morning with a large amount of blood, similar to a heavy period. My period isn't due till the 14th of February. Should I count this as my period or just a "spotting"?
Symptoms:  Symptoms that come along with a period- cramps, aches, etc
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