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Intermenstrual bleeding due to missed oral contraceptives - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well i just had my period last week, forgot to take 3 birth control pills, made up for them, and now i have more bleeding, its not heavy like a period
User :   do you know how long it will last, or if i should just keep taking my pills regularly and it will stop?
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   when did it start
User :   friday
Doctor :   your age
User :   19
Doctor :   you mean the period was less then previou
User :   my period was normal, it ended. then i started my new pack of pills and forgot to take three of them
User :   then this light bleeding started to occur this past friday
Doctor :   after how many days of normal period was this
User :   about 5
User :   yeah it 5 days.
Doctor :   and how many pads
Doctor :   if it is just spotting nothing to worry
Doctor :   if more and doesnt stop it is of concern

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