Patient :I have been on birth control for about 4 months. I missed one pill so I took two pills the next day. I then started bleeding and that continued for an entire week. Then, when I was supposed to get my period 2 weeks later, I bled for about one day and I usually have my period for 5 days. Is this normal?
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when you missed the pill and took two pills the next day, it may be that the timing must have been more than 24 hrs, hence what you experienced was a withdrawal bleed due to missing pill which lasted for 7 days . However if you continued birth control for next cycle without any missing of pills , then this bleeding after 2 weeks is probably a breakthrough bleed . Continue the pack and just to be on the protective side, add barrier contraception in practice till the end of the cycle.
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wishing you good health ,
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