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No. What you had was called a 'Withdrawl Bleed'. Had you taken the pill for the entire duration of the course (21 days) you would have had a longer withdrawl bleed. If you have now discontinued taking the pill you will have a regular period shortly, which may be slightly heavier than you would normally have.

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Q: I took the pill for a week and then i stopped taking it and i was bleeding for 3 days was that a period?
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