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my period hasn't came, should i be worried?

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well i don't know if it's irregular because it's never happened to me.
on July i had my period 2 times in a row, once on the 5th and the other on the 25th.
in August i had it on the 24th and well now september is about to end and my period hasn't came. I'm kind of worried, but should i be? me and my boyfriend had safe sex on the 4th of this month and again this past sunday (25th). we had a couple of drinks and well it was enough to get me drunk and we had sex, of course safe. as i said today is the 4th day my period hasn't came, should i be worried? the month is about to end and i don't want to be pregnant!

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replied September 28th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A27219
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
None of the birth control measures give you 100% protection. Barrier methods of contraception are known to have higher failure rates than the hormonal ones. If your periods have been regular before, then the delay in periods at present could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. Sometimes periods can also be delayed due to stress, lifestyle changes, diet and exercise level changes for 5-10 days (which is considered to be normal variation in your menstrual cycle). Wait and watch for your next periods. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance if you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you develop any new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. If pregnancy gets ruled out and if you intend to remain sexually active, consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact.
Take care.



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