At the beginning of December 2010 I started taking Loestrin bcp to help prevent cysts. During the second week, I missed three pills. I know that if you miss more than two pills, you're supposed to throw the rest of your pack away and start another or something to the effect, but because I didn't have insurance at the time it would have been expensive (and I wasn't taking the pills to prevent pregnancy, exactly) so I decided to keep taking pills from the pack I had. I had unprotected sex on the third day of missed pills and didn't take Plan B. About a week before my period was due I had a little spotting for a day or so. I then totally missed my period when I was taking the inactive pills. Even with cysts and all that, my period has NEVER been a day late or early, lighter or heavier, or different in any way at all. Since my missed period, I've had some light cramping but no bleeding. Is this normal???
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