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Hi, You shouldn't be bleeding for weeks after this incident. See your doctor and change Birth Control pill. It most likely isn't the correct pill for you.

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Q: Can missing one birth control pill cause vaginal bleeding?
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Can missing three birth control pills cause vaginal bleeding?

Some women will have spotting after missing birth control pills, and others will not.

Can the bleeding after missing a birth control pill be seen as menstrual?

When you're taking the birth control pill, you don't have a menstrual period. Instead, you have withdrawal bleeding. Menstrual periods are vaginal bleeding the follows ovulation by 14 days. Withdrawal bleeding is vaginal bleeding brought on by sudden cessation of hormone ingestion. Whether you have unscheduled bleeding from missing a pill or scheduled bleeding during your placebo week, neither is called a menstrual period.

Can you have vaginal bleeding if you miss four birth control pills?

Yes, just as you have bleeding when you are on the placebo week, if you don't take the medication, you can have withdrawal bleeding.

You skipped a pill and am bleeding?

Missing a birth control pill can result in breakthrough bleeding. As the hormone level in your body drops, bleeding can occur.

What is a brown discharge?

Brown vaginal discharge is "old blood." It's caused by several things which are as follows: * Just finished your period & this is left over blood. * Missing of birth control pill. * Break through bleeding while on birth control. * UTI (Urinary tract infection). * Yeast infection which has caused slight bleeding due to scratching.

Can you take birth control to jump start your period?

You can take birth control to have a show of vaginal bleeding, but birth control does not "jump start" your period. When you stop taking it, you are likely to return to your previous pattern of menstrual bleeding (or lack thereof) unless something else changes in your body.

Can you get pregnant when you are on your period and just starting birth control and are having vaginal bleeding or spotting?

After 7 pills in 7 days, most birth control pills are fully active.

Does missing your birth control pills mess up periods?

Yes, it causes withdrawal bleeding.

Can antibiotics cause vaginal bleeding if you're on birth control?

Some antibiotics can increase the risk of breakthrough bleeding while on the birth control pill without increasing the risk of pregnancy. If you're concerned, use a backup method, but the breakthrough bleeding doesn't mean the pill's not working.

Is there vaginal bleeding after a cesarean section?

Yes, there is vaginal bleeding after a c-section. Usually you don't bleed as long after a c-section as you do with a vaginal birth, but it is possible to bleed for 4-6 weeks after the birth.

Should you stop taking the birth control pills when you got your period already?

No, you should always take your birth control pills as scheduled regardless of bleeding. Contact your health care provider if you have pain or unusual vaginal discharge along with the unscheduled bleeding.

Can forgetting to take birth control pill for 2 days cause bleeding?

When you miss birth control pills, the hormone levels in your body drop and you could have bleeding. If you're missing pills often, consider another method.

Can missing two or three birth control pills cause vaginal bleedng?

Yes! You can start your period if you miss one!

Could a woman have had a miscarriage if she overdosed on birth control pills and had heavy vaginal bleeding and how can you be sure?

you will have to have your blood tested right after incident

Is it normal to have your period after you miss the pills?

Yes, some women will experience unscheduled bleeding after missing birth control pills.

What if I missed 2 birth control pills and have bleeding?

The bleeding is caused by missing the birth control pills and is known as break through bleeding. If you are sexually active you will need to take the morning after pill to prevent pregnancy from occurring. Meanwhile, use a back up method of protection for 14 days to prevent pregnancy from occurring and continue taking birth control daily as normal.

Will vaginal antibiotic creams effect birth control pills?

There are no drug interactions between vaginal antibiotic creams and birth control pills.

What happens to your body when you take several birth control at once?

You have over-dosed your system & this can result in vomiting, dizziness, abdominal cramping and vaginal bleeding.

How long does it take for a period to stop when your body is acting up on birth control?

It's possible to have unscheduled bleeding in the first three months of birth control use. After that, you should settle into a more regular pattern. There is no medical phenomenon thought of as "your body acting up on birth control." If you are bleeding heavily, have been bleeding for a prolonged period, or have additional symptoms like pain or unusual vaginal discharge, you should contact your health care provider.

What should you do if you miss a week of birth control and are now bleeding like you have a period?

Nothing, this is a perfectly normal withdrawal bleed from missing your pills.

Can the birth control pill cause vaginal bleeding?

Irregular spotting or unscheduled bleeding are common side effects in the first three months of the birth control pill. This bleeding or spotting couldgo on for days or weeks, but not every woman will have this side effect. If episodes of breakthrough bleeding continue into the fourth cycle of pills, or if they are troublesome, contact your health care provider to discuss a possible change in pill.

Why would a girl still bleed after her period if she's on birth control?

I'm not sure what the difference is between bleeding during your period and bleeding "after your period" in the first three months of birth control pill use, you may have unscheduled bleeding. This side effect usually goes away after three months. If you're having bleeding that's troublesome, or that's associated with pain or unusual vaginal discharge, talk to your health care provider.

What is the name of the birth control ring?

The brand name of the vaginal ring for birth control is NuvaRing.

How many days can vaginal bleeding occur?

Vaginal bleeding can average anywhere from a week to 6 weeks depending on whether a woman has given birth or in between monthly menstrual cycles.

Do you take your birth control the day your period starts?

It's convenient to start the birth control pill, patch, ring, injection, IUD, or implant on the day your period starts, as you then have immediate protection; however, it's not strictly necessary. If you're talking about taking birth control after you've been on it a while, you should take your birth control as scheduled regardless of vaginal bleeding.