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Pill free week and late period watch

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    Hi! I’ve read a few stories about how your period is likely to come late on your first 7 pill free days whilst on the combined pill. I was just wondering that if this is the case, for example; if my period was due Monday, but didn’t come until Thursday (many people wrote that there’s was 4/5days late) would I continue taking pill on the Monday as required again? Even if this ‘period’ has came? Or do I need to wait and let the period finish before starting my new pack of combined pills.

    I don’t know if I’ve worded this correctly but any advice would be great! Thank you.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hi! I’ve read a few stories about how your period is likely to come late on your first 7 pill free days whilst on the combined pill. I was just wondering that if this is the case, for example; if my period was due Monday, but didn’t come until Thursday (many people wrote that there’s was 4/5days late) would I continue taking pill on the Monday as required again? Even if this ‘period’ has came? Or do I need to wait and let the period finish before starting my new pack of combined pills.

    I don’t know if I’ve worded this correctly but any advice would be great! Thank you.
    It ll explain in the leaflet what to do with the break , call a pharmacist if you re unsure.
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    I think you're meant to start taking the pills again on the Monday, even if your period hasn't finished yet.
    However, definitely look in your leaflet as it's probably more educated than I am!
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hi! I’ve read a few stories about how your period is likely to come late on your first 7 pill free days whilst on the combined pill. I was just wondering that if this is the case, for example; if my period was due Monday, but didn’t come until Thursday (many people wrote that there’s was 4/5days late) would I continue taking pill on the Monday as required again? Even if this ‘period’ has came? Or do I need to wait and let the period finish before starting my new pack of combined pills.

    I don’t know if I’ve worded this correctly but any advice would be great! Thank you.
    You start taking the pills again after the 7 day break regardless of whether you have started bleeding at all or not. The only time you shouldn't is if you had 2 breaks in a row with no bleeding at which point you would take a pregnancy test.
 
 
 
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