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Is it normal for a girl to miss her period when on birth control ?

Is it normal for a girl to miss her period when on birth control ? my girlfriend jus started take birth control for the first time and they finished on satuday and the is the week she should get her period, but today makes 4 days now and she still havent got her period. Since she been on them we had sex only once and we used a condom.
Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Hi,
Thanks for query.
Yes it is normal in disturbances in menstrual cycle when she is on birth control measure because they are having estrogen and progesteron harmones and causing menstrual disturbances.
delay in period for 4day not a worry,wait for at least 10days,than go for pregnancy test,and consult a gynae.
Chances of pregnancy in your case is nil because she is on pills and you are using condom.
so don't worry.
take care.
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mrinalsingh's  Response

Telll her to check if she is pregnant. There is chance that she may be pregnant before starting the pills also, get it confirmed before taking any further steps.

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Anonymous's  Response

wait few more days..she should get her period in next couple of days..which pill was she takking?

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