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Absolutely! You missed 4 pills so you will probably get a full blown period for a lot longer than normal. You will prob spot up until you are scheduled for your period. Then you will get your normal period. If you are having sex be sure to use extra protection so you don't get pregnant. Hello. Yes missing birth control pills can cause you to spot. You spot blood because your body is trying to adust to being without the contraceptive hormones. Use a condom for the next week during sex otherwise you will be at risk of conceiving.

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โˆ™ 2014-12-21 17:22:14

Yes, it is normal to spot or have a withdrawal bleed after missing 4 Birth Control pills.

Hormonal birth control suppresses your menstrual cycles to stop ovulation, the bleeding you normally see every month is a withdrawal bleed meant to mimic menstruation that is caused by the drop in hormones when going from active to inactive pills. So when you miss pills you're essentially seeing a withdrawal bleed brought on by that drop in hormones from missing the active pills.


If you have missed your pills then you need to make sure to use another form of birth control in order to prevent unwanted pregnancy.

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

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


Can missing three birth control pills cause vaginal bleeding?

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


If you repeatedly miss your birth control pills will this affect your fertility?

Yes, missing birth control pills increases the likelihood of getting pregnant.


Is it normal to feel sick after you take your birth control pill?

It is not normal to feel sick after taking birth control pills. If you feel that the pills are making you sick, you should contact your doctor and have them changed.Taking birth control pills should not make you feel sick. That is not normal.


Is it normal to be spotting heavily a week before your period when you have missed 4 pills in a row and are having sex?

Yes. Missing birth control pills can make you start your period.


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.


Is it normal to bleed after stopping your birth control pills?

Yes, when you stop birth control pills, the hormone levels in your body drop. Then you have withdrawal bleeding.


How do you catch up after missing 4 birth control pills?

You can not catch up after missing 4 birth control pills. After even missing one, you are at an increased risk for pregnancy, but by 4 pills you could have ovulated already. you have to wait till your cycle completes, then start all over with a new pack.


Is there an incorrect way to take birth control pills?

Hello - The only incorrect way to take birth control pills is by not following your doctors or perscribes advice to the exact detail and missing pills and containously using birth control as a method of skipping your period.


Is it normal to be bleeding after missing 3 birth control pills?

when you miss birth control pills, the hormone levels in your body drop and you may bleed. Continue taking birth control pills as schedule. Think about using the morning after pill if you had sex in the last five days. Use a back up method until you've taken seven pills correctly. Talk with your health care provder about other birth control options that will be easier for you to use correctly.


What happens if you dont get your period after you start the sugar pills in your birth control?

Sometimes your periods are late or non-existent on the birth control pill. If you have missed pills or are concerned you can take a pregnancy test. Missing birth control pills will decrease the effectiveness of them preventing you from becoming pregnant. The birth control pills will not make the pregnancy test come up positive.


Is it normal to have spotty 2 weeks before your due for your peirod while on birth control?

Hello, Providing you have not missed any pills, then no this is not normal. Spotting while on birth control may be caused by several things. * Break through bleeding. * Doseage of BCP being too low/high for you. * Pregnancy. * Missing BC pills.


Are you allergic to birth control pills?

I am not allergic to birth control pills.


What are the signs if wife is taking birth control pills?

Packet of birth control pills on the kitchen counter, receipts from the pharmacy for birth control pills, or your wife asking, "Have you seen my birth control pills?"


Can drinking while on birth control affect you and cause pregnancy?

No it can't as long as you are taking your birth control pills as instructed and not missing any. Marcy


Does missing your birth control pills mess up periods?

Yes, it causes withdrawal bleeding.


Is it normal to spot for a week and a half after missing 3 birth control pills I started a new pack last Sunday and have spotted since then.?

its normal to spot for 2 weeks so says my dr.


Could you ovulate early if you missed a birth control pilltook it late?

You will not Ovulate when on birth control. Missing several birth control pills may kick-start Ovulation. If you were a few hours late taking birth control then do not worry but take your next dose at the usual time. If you completely missed one day, then continue taking pills as normal but use a condom for 14 days to prevent pregnancy.


Will taking two to three birth control pills at a time damage your insides?

No, it will not. It's part of the normal treatment when catching up on missed birth control pills (up to two at a time), or using birth control pills to control irregular uterine bleeding, as well as for emergency contraception.


St John's Wort birth control?

Absolutely not. Use the normal birth control pills, not a herbal alternative, which won't work.


Are synthetic birth control pills a narcotic?

No, birth control pills are not narcotics.


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If you use birth control pills the day after preejaculation can you get pregnant?

Yes, you need to get the 'morning after pill'. Your normal birth control pill does not substitute for this.


What cycle has 28 days?

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Can i post birth control pills by USPS?

It is legal to mail birth control pills.