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20 Apr 2006

Breakthrough Bleeding
I've been on the pill for 2yrs now with regular periods, however this month, I've started bleeding a week prior to my due time. It feels like a normal period, I'm not sure why this is happening and if I'm going to end up with my periods again next week when I'm supposed to according to the contraceptive card. Please advise is this is anything to worry about and what is the cause of it.
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01 Jan 0001

As this is the first time it has happened, I would suggest that you wait and see what happens next month.

Best wishes
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