Spotting and cramping a week before period

Patient

Q: So about a week and a half ago I don't take my birth control for three days and had unprotected sex. Yesterday I had very light pink spotting for about 24 hrs. Now I'm getting pretty crampy. I'm not due to get my period for another week. I usually never get crampy before my period either. Could it be backlash from not taking my birth control or pregnancy or something I'm not thinking about.

Symptoms:  Spotting, cramping
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