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what happens if you take the pill too early?
I was instructed by my doctor to start taking the pill the first day of my period.  Two days before my expected period I had some bleeding and I thought it was my period so I took the first pill.  A few hours later I realized that I had not gotten my period but must have just spotted.  I continued to take the pills regularly, I have taken five so far.  (My doctor said that it would be ok to continue to take them).  

My question is, how does this affect my cycle?  Should I expect some bleeding?  My doctor mentioned that there would be "irregularness" whether I stopped it and waited till my period to start the pills again or if I continued but he wasn't specific.  Is it probable that I won't ever get this period that hasn't came yet?  I just don't know what to expect and it's making me nervous.  Has this ever happened to anyone else?  Any help or advice would be hugely appreciated!
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Just keep taking the pill.  You may or may not have some irregular bleeding this cycle.  Don't worry about it.  

Just take one pill a day, and when you get to the inactive pills (or the last week), you should get some sort of menstrual type bleeding during that week.  

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hello, the same thing just happend to me - I thought I would have my period and started with hormonal contraception (I don´t take the pill but the NuvaRing). Now I realized that it wasn´t my period at all and I didn´t got my period since I started taking the NuvaRing (1 week ago).
My questio is: how about birth-control?? will I now need to use another contraception-method or does hormonal contraception also work when you start taking it without having your period?
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