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Can stopping the patch make a person miss or be late for a period?

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Yes it can. Discontinuing the patch will likely change your regular cycle, usually by delaying the onset of menses right after going off it. What appears to be a "missed" period is likely a long-delayed one. Yes it definitely can. You can have irregular periods for 3 months AFTER stopping the patch.

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