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glance 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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replied December 28th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
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.
Take care.



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