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    extended period with birth control
    Anon_237547 posted:
    when I first started on birth control about four years ago, my doctor mentioned that there was nothing wrong with skipping your period and going on to the next pack (although it was not recommended.) I have done this from time to time during the past few years with no issues.

    however, the last time I finished my pack (last month), I went right onto the next pack without giving myself a week to have my period. I have been spotting the entire month now, mainly with minimal blood (often brown) but still it is evident. I made the decision to finish out this pack and wait for my regular period to come again. I am worried that this was not necessarily the right decision. I just finished the pack but I am worried. I've been in a constant state of PMS/depression/bloating while this spotting has been going on for the past month and it's really bothering me. any advice?
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