Okay, so my boyfriend and I have been pretty sexually active the past week and have had unprotected sex 2 times. The day after my period ended I had sex for the first time, and I had sex with him last night, unprotected. I've been on Reclipsen for about maybe 3-4 months now. I'm pretty good on taking them at the same time each night, but with my busy schedule, I get kind of forgetful. I have yet to forget the pills since I've had sex. I mean, I haven't been feeling too well, and I don't know if I'm pregnant or not. I don't know really. I tend to freak out and stress over the little things. It's just that I'm too young and I don't want a child now and neither does my boyfriend. And... yeah. >.> Help? Advice?
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The effective protection from the birth control pills would be affected, and you can be at risk for pregnancy with unprotected sexual contact/intercourse, if you have messed up your regular birth control pill intake, or have missed taking 2 or more than 2 active pills, or taken them late by more than 2-3 hours on 2 or more than 2 occasions. Wait and watch for your next periods/withdrawal bleeding. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates (or within 5-7 days of taking last active pill), 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). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Stop the use of hormonal contraceptive if pregnancy is suspected, or if pregnancy gets confirmed.
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