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    Hi,

    So I started taking the combined pill about 2 months ago because my periods were always really irregular (like 3-4 months apart and I'm nearly 18) and I did not have a pill free week as I was on holiday. I was wondering since tomorrow is the start of my pill free week, will my period immediately start tomorrow or will it take some time to get going again? I'm just worried because it's my birthday party on Saturday and I don't want to suddenly come on and have to deal with an awkward incident.
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    It could start suddenly but it might also take a while. When I used to have my pill free week it took 2-3 days for me to come on. Then when I started the pills again it took 2-3 days for it to stop but that's just my experience. Just make sure that you're prepared and take some precautions just in case!
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    Okay thank you! Guess I'll just have to wear pads or something the day I stop taking it which is kinda annoying I guess

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    It could start suddenly but it might also take a while. When I used to have my pill free week it took 2-3 days for me to come on. Then when I started the pills again it took 2-3 days for it to stop but that's just my experience. Just make sure that you're prepared and take some precautions just in case!
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    Okay thank you! Guess I'll just have to wear pads or something the day I stop taking it which is kinda annoying I guess
    Of course it's annoying but we have to deal with it unfortunately. As I said, it was only my experience... not definite
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    I've found that mine starts always 2 days after my inactive pill. I'm sure it wont start the day after because it takes time to adjust but just see what happens
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    Sometimes it starts a bit later than 2-3 days, sometimes mine is 5 days in! So don't worry if that's the case.
 
 
 
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