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missed pills. now confused as to when i ovulate

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I recently missed alot of the birth control pills in my pack and on Day 18 of my cycle i started what seemed like a period. I stopped taking the pill and figured I'd resume next month when everything was back to normal. On day 31 (my cycle would normaly be 27 days), I started bleeding again, but it was very light and short lived.

Me and my partner had unprotected sex just after this last light period. Is it possible the 'day 18 period' could have started me back to day 1? I'm confused as to when i ovulate now :S and wheather or not I may be pregnant.


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replied December 28th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A29790
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you had missed/stopped taking your birth control pills and have been sexually active without additional protection (especially after the withdrawal bleed), chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely. Wait and watch for your next periods. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of early pregnancy. Avoid further unprotected sexual contact and start with your fresh pill pack after your next 'normal' periods. If you do not get your periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance.
Take care.



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