Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
Peiod when I wasn't supposed to
avatar
jenniferepoore posted:
I am currently on the pill (but have missed a few days) and I have started about two weeks early. What does this mean?
Reply
 
avatar
georgiagail responded:
It means the lack of hormones present (from missing a few days taking your pills) triggers the bleeding; same thing is seen when you take the week of sugar/placebo pills to trigger what many think is a menstrual period.

Gail


Helpful Tips

Hysterectomy
I am having heavy bleeding and sever pain with it every month that it affects my daily living when I have it I even had to drop out of ... More
Was this Helpful?
16 of 27 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Below the Belt: Women's Health - Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNP

From HPV to irregular periods to PMS to fibroids, Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, is here to share her knowledge and insight...Read More

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.