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I missed the last 2 active pills on my week 3 o f combo bc…

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Hi, i missed the...

Hi, i missed the last 2 active pills on my week 3 o f combo bc pills

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Should i take my inactive too? No

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Please provide some additional information.

Are your periods regular?

Any history of unprotected sex recently?

Thanks.
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I will post back to the reply/answer momentarily. Thank you for your patience.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay thank you. I should mention that i was also supposed to start my placebo pill today. I took the pills for Wednesday and Thursday just now, but dont know if I should tale my placebo
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
While i take the pill i have unprotected sex. The last time I had sex was about a week ago unprotected just while taking
the pill..
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I did notice something strange, last month I never got my period while taking my placebo week pills. Not sure if that is normal
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
Since you miss your last period you should do a pregnancy test.

Missing 2 active pills can reduce the effectiveness of the BC pills and in case you miss your period while taking placebo pills you should do a pregnancy test before starting a new pack.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I wont be able to do a pregnancy test soon. Should i take the placebo tomorrow just in case or would it be no good?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
This pack was my last pack.. i wont have bc for the weekend if the solutions is yo just start a new pack
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I dont know what to do
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thank you for replying back.

Yes, you can take it from tomorrow.

I still strongly advise you to go pregnancy test ASAP.

I hope this answers your question. If you would like to discuss this further or have any additional questions, please reply to my answer and I will get right back to you.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can it be sometimes normal to miss your period while on bc?
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

This is uncommon to miss your period while taking birth control.

A missed period can be caused due to pregnancy, hormonal imbalance.

So these possible causes should be ruled out also.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok last question.. say i am not pregnant... could i become pregnant for missing these last 2 pills?
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

As you had taken pills when you had sex and If you didn't have sex at the same time/days when you missed those pills so chances of pregnancy are slim this time.

I hope this answers your question. If you would like to discuss this further or have any additional questions, please reply to my answer and I will get right back to you.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay thank you
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

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Good wishes for your health.

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