Hey, so i had sex with my boyfriend a couple of weeks ago then missed a pill a few hours later and then the next day too. I read somewhere that if you have unprotected sex 7 days before missing a pill you may be at risk of pregnancy. I didn't know this till after however, and now my period is three days late. Is there a chance I could be pregnant? I am taking Noriday a proestrogen only pill and apparently it works differently to the combined pill?
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If you have not been regular in taking your birth control pills at scheduled time daily, chances of pregnancy are possible if you are sexually active without additional protection. Wait and watch for your periods or observe the current bleeding. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider being regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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