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Stopping the pill mid cycle

Patient: I have been feeling very unwell on the pill. If I stopped the pill now (day 8 of a pack), am I protected from pregnancy even if I use condoms from this point onwards and when will I get a real period, not a withdrawal bleed?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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