I have been taking birth control for almost two full months now, today was my first blank day of the second month, but there has been no bleeding. Last month I started my period the week before the blank week, but also had some spotty bleeding during the blank week. I missed one day last month but took the pill the very next morning. I was fooling around with my boyfriend that night though and although he did not ejaculate inside me he did enter me for a couple seconds with out a condom. I have not had any bleeding yet this month and am very worried that something could be wrong (pregnant)? I have been very stressed and my life has been changing a lot in the last month so I thought maybe it might just be due to stress. I would really like a professional opinion though.
Can anyone help?
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If you were sexually active without protection during your first pill pack use, chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely as the hormonal contraceptives start giving you protection after 2-3 weeks of regular use. However, the exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for underlying cause for absent periods. If pregnancy is suspected, go ahead with getting blood HCG estimation done to confirm/rule out pregnancy. If pregnancy gets ruled out, further evaluation (including tests like blood & hormonal work-up and ultrasound scan) would be needed to identify the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate would be started to help you (based on examination and investigation results) to help you regulate your periods. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating gynecologist and report any unusual symptoms immediately.
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