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2 days late. I take contraceptive pills everyday

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hi . I take these contraceptive pills everyday (cause it was what was instructed in the box). And I'm 2 days late for my period. Is this normal?


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replied September 25th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A39003
Hi,
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Your periods/withdrawal bleeding would depend on which contraceptive pill you take. If this was not your first pill pack use, and if you have not been sexually active without protection during first 2-3 weeks of getting started on pill use, then you should have the protection. Wait and watch for your period/withdrawal bleeding that should start by the end of the pill pack use (if 28 day pill pack) or during pill-free week (if 21 day pill pack). Start the next pill pack at scheduled time (if pregnancy chances are ruled out). Continue to take the pills at scheduled time daily and follow missed-pill-protocol if you miss taking any active pills. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further clarification and assistance.
Take care.


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