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I was trying to skip my placebo pills this week to skip my period. I disregarded the last week and started a new pack. Today I realized I was bleeding. I looked for the previous pack and saw that instead of taking the last active pill, I accidentally took the placebo (therefore I had one active and the rest of the placebo pills left). Should I just continue the pack I have already started ? And if so, would the bleeding stop or would my period continue ?


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replied February 13th, 2018
Birth Control Answer A63134
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
Understand your concern. This is difficult to accurately predict now as you have started bleeding.If you continue the present active pills, your cycle duration and flow amount will be less.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.


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