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Question: Is something seriously wrong with me?

 thundermist89 - Wed Oct 13, 2004 10:25 pm

I am on the birth control pill Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Lo. I am sexually active, but my boyfriend and I both live with family members, so we only get quickies every once in a while. Since I've been taking the pill (almost 8 months now), my periods have been very regular, always coming right on time when I hit the green pills, the last few days of the month. Then, last week his family went out of town and we spent a whole week together, having a lot of sex (usually at least twice a day.) Then, yesterday, I started my period a good 6 days before I was supposed to. I still have 5 blue pills (the ones my doctor told me were medicinal, where as the green ones are a kind of placebo) left. So, my question is, is something seriously wrong with me, should I see my doctor, or is this normal? Also, should I take the rest of the pills as normal, even though it means I'll be taking medicinal pills while on my period, and be off my period before the green pills ever start? Or if not then what SHOULD I do?
 Dr. Russell M - Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:28 am

User avatar Hi!

I don't think you are in any serious condition. You may continue your pills as prescribed.



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