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period on first day of placebos, usually on day 3?

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I had taken two pills in one day accidentally in my last cycle, so I am ahead one day (I still only took 7 days of placebos) then started my new pack on a Monday instead of my normal Tuesday. I got my period (well a very light period) on the first day of the placebos, when I usually get it on day 3 of the placebos. Is this normal? will my period be longer? Thanks


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replied January 27th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A30865
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Mild period pattern changes are common if you have messed up taking your birth control pills. As long as you have taken the pills at scheduled time daily and not missed taking any active birth control pills, you should continue to have the protection. Continue to take the active birth control pills at scheduled time daily. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance.
Take care.



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