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The pill confusion...Do I start a new set?

Hey all! I'm totally and utterly confused.
Okay so just this month I went on the pill loette, I asked others how to use it as the layout was a tad different to ones I have seen before?
Well now after a week or more from taking it, I showed my sister and she said I have been taking it wrong.
When I started my period I took the white pills when turns out I'm
Supposed to take the pink ones in the red section. (Silly me for asking people and not reading instructions)
Well anyway!
Since I done this I stopped taking it and decided to re do next month; fresh start and take it correctly this time!
Anyway so a few days later after stopping of taking the pill; I now have my period and have more then a few pimples?
This is where the confusion kicks in for me!

Do I start a new set and go straight into the pill because my period has suddenly returned?

Or do I just let this period be and start next month for my body to calm down?
Help please anyone!
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replied May 30th, 2014
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Avoid further pill use. Allow your body to get back to normal hormonal cycle and have your normal periods and then start with your next pill pack use. Read instructions carefully before starting the pill pack use. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance. Look out for development of any other new symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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