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Correct usage of birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi, last night i was supposed to take my birthcontrol for the first time this week. starting a whole new pack because last week was my "period" week. so i took my sunday pill. then somehow in the middle of the night i must have woke up and taken the next two pills (mondays and tuesdays) i barley remember this. now today im throwing up.
User :   i was just wondering what i should do about the pills. do i just not take any tomorrow and tuesday then start again wed.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When did you take the first pill?
User :   last night like i was supposed to . 10 pm every night
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So, when did you take it now? At what time?
User :   i accidently took it again sometime last night too. i woke up in the middle of the night and took two more pills. i dont know why
Doctor :   You can just continue taking the next pill at the usual time
Doctor :   There is no need to stop the pill
User :   so i just start it again wed. night. since i alreayd took monday and tuesday?
Doctor :   No, it doesnt work that way, just take a pill today as usual

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