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Should I just continue to take the pills as per usual?

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I am currently on the Diane-35 birth control pill. I was instructed to take the pills for 3 weeks, and then stop taking them for a week, when I should get my period. Instead, my period did not start until the following week from when it was supposed to come. Should I just continue to take the pills as per usual, even though it would mean never having my period?

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replied August 19th, 2014
Birth Control Answer A48828

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out

You should start taking the Diane pills after the 7 days break as hormonal effect due to the pills may be causing delay of periods. It may cause irregularity in bleeding as heavier, lighter or absent flow. This should become better in the next few cycles. If the absence of bleeding persists then you should get it checked from a gynecologist as it may due to side effects of the pills and may need to be changed.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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