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a question about the pill

ok, i'm on the pill and normally remember to take it everyday, sometime a few hours late but never more that 3.

my question is, say i did forget to take my pill one day and realised the following day when i was about to take my next one. would it be ok to start my 7 day break early? would i still be protected if i did?
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    It's not a good idea to miss pills from the end of the packet.

    Different pills work in different ways, so the best thing to do is talk to your doctor, or ring one of our helplines for a confidential chat. http://www.thesite.org/sex/national_helplines.html
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    Girl-From-MarsGirl-From-Mars Posts: 2,822 Boards Guru
    i was always told that if you missed a pill and there were less than 7 pills left in the packet, you should take another packet of pills and miss your 7 day break this time.

    i missed a pill the other day... no unprotected sex for me until wednesday rofl... like THATs likely...

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