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Chances of pregnancy after missing a pill and having light coloured discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   It was pretty light, but lasted for the whole week, and now when my period actually SHOULD be starting, it has not. In fact, it is still just "light" apparently from missing my pill (and then changing my time taking it from late at night to when I wake up). I had sex this month, but not after I didn't take the pill. Also, I coincidentally see my gyno this Tuesday- so I will ask him, if I think I need to.
Doctor :   hi
User :   I should say that 1) I suppose it's called "spotting" and 2) I assume it is because I didn't take my pill, but I am actually not positive.
User :   so basically question is : I forgot to take my pill one night and basically got my period a week EARLY. Could I be pregnant?
User :   i pre copied so i wouldnt lose time, hah
User :   and hi :)
Doctor :   ok
User :   ..
Doctor :   missing one or two doses of pills
Doctor :   will not result in pregnancy
User :   even if i switched the time i took it?
Doctor :   was your preovious cylces regular
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   always starting almost exactly a week later than it did this time
User :   28 days exactly
Doctor :   its better yu wont miss any pills here after or later
User :   what?
Doctor :   are yu still continuing the pills
Doctor :   can i know the name of pills
User :   yes, but right now i am in the "off" week
User :   ortho try-cyclin
User :   or something like that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   spotting and early cylcles could be do to
Doctor :   missing of pill

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