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Missed one birth control pill and had sex

By Anonymous November 19, 2014 - 10:19am
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Hi, I missed one birth control pill but I made it up the next day. However, I did have sex the day that I missed my pill, now I am bleeding...it is a little more than a week before my period...what does this mean?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER and thank you for your question.

Since you missed only one pill and made up for that the next day, I do not think the early vaginal bleeding can be break through bleeding caused by a drop in hormone levels.

How long have you been taking this prescription? Sometimes, it can take up to three months for your body to adjust. As a result, your menstrual cycle can be irregular.

Contact your gynecologist and report this. Please come back and share what your doctor thinks is the cause.


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