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Old 08-28-2005, 07:01 PM   #4
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Re: anyone have the answer

Originally Posted by Ccarrie76
I've been on the pill for 7 years and i'm going to be on vacation next week,
i was wondering if i could skip the suger pills and go straight into another pack and skip my period all together for the month....??? Think that would work..??

In theory, it should work. However, whether or not it will work can depend greatly on what type of pill you're taking. If you're taking a triphasic or biphasic pill (varying levels of hormones) it's very difficult to skip a period. Monophasic pills work best for skipping periods.

Also, despite type of pill, many women are unable to skip a period completely and will spot or end up having a longer period. Just be aware of that.