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Possible pregancy

By Anonymous September 21, 2014 - 7:03am
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I don't get period kuz I'm on continues birth control
But today I went to the bathroom and after I wiped I had a little blood one the tolite paper it's was almost pink in color it was thinking it was possible i
I'm platoon bleed but was wondering if it was to soon to take a pregnancy test being as i don't get pariods Idk when to test

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But haven't missed a pill can that still be the case I just have been on anntibiotics so was converted about it not working

September 21, 2014 - 12:13pm

Hi Anon and thanks for your question.

What you're experiencing is known as 'breakthrough bleeding' and is common. One reason for breakthrough bleeding is missing one or more pills as this causes a drop in hormone levels.

In many cases breakthrough bleeding while taking the pill is due to hormone blood levels not being high enough to keep the uterine lining under control. It takes higher levels of hormones to keep the uterine lining in place than it does to prevent contraception.

Breakthrough bleeding by itself doesn't indicate that you're at risk for pregnancy, but it could indicate that you would be at higher risk for pregnancy if you miss a pill.

If you continue to experience breakthrough bleeding it would be best to see your doctor and determine if a change in birth control pills would be in your best interest.

Hope that helps,


September 21, 2014 - 12:04pm
(reply to Pam Ellen)

But haven't missed a pill can that still be the case I just have been on anntibiotics so was concerned about it not working

September 21, 2014 - 9:16pm
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Drug manufacturers caution that antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills and advise using a second reliable method of birth control when taking antibiotics. Pam

September 22, 2014 - 5:22pm
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