Hey guys, recently me and my girlfriend had sex. We used condoms, she's on the patch, and I always withdraw before ejaculating. Now I know she's supposed to be on the patch for 3 weeks, and then off for 1, but she tried skipping her period and during that week she got spotting. Is this normal while on the patch? Should I be worried about a pregnancy maybe due to improper condom usage or something?
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Using any medication (including birth control) in a way that it is not intended to be used, such as skipping a period, can result in side effects. The bleeding your girlfriend is having is most likely due to trying to skip a period.
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