I have been on ortho-lo for the past two years and love it...however, lately i have messed up my system some how and need some help! Last month I got my period about a week early, which i thought was ok because i have been working out latly alot and eating much differently so my body was jolted and i started my period (it happened last year one too and was fine) anyway, I continued to take my pill as usual. So it ended up when i was done bleeding i was taking sugar pills that week i was supposed to be bleeding. But stated new on sunday as usual. Fine. So this week, i noticed that i was a day behind in my pills (wich never happens to me) when i figued it out i just took both of them and now i am on track. But ... the very next day, i sarted my period! and my pasck says im not supposed to get it for another 2 weeks! should i continue taking my pill.....? or stop? and i f i stop when do i begin again? thank you sooooo much for you help! Also, what are the chances that i am pregnant?
You did well when you missed one pill. There is no risk of becoming pregnant as long as you use the pills according to the prescription. There is a possibility that the irregular âmenstruationsâ you are experiencing are caused by a reason other than the contraceptive pills. One of the effects of the pills (besides preventing pregnancy) is that is normalizes the menstrual cycle. Birth control pills are prescribed for women with irregular cycles/periods to make their cycles/periods regular. It seems that there is a contradiction in your case; you can go to your gynecologist to identify the reason(s) for the irregular vaginal bleedings. There is a possibility that irregular bleedings are of organic origin (polypus, myoma, infection etc.). A colposcopy, Pap-test and vaginal ultrasound can help diagnose what is really going on.
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