So i have been on the pill for about 1 week, I didn't take it on the last day of my period like i should have, i took it a week before my period should have started. In the past week i have had unprotected sex 3 times, thinking that the pill would be active... however i haven't got my period, its now about 4 days late, and i have never had a late period before. Im still taking the active pill, and i am wondering if this is stopping my period? should i take the inactive pills at this time? I am so confused, and don't know what to do. It would be too early to take a home pregnancy test. I am also getting a little queasy in the mornings, and my boobs are really sore and swollen, which i normally get before my period, however, now my period hasn't come, and they are still really sore, as well as diarrhea and weeing heaps. I also have headaches and no energy,i keep wanting to sleep Personally i think i am pregnant.
Pills are always to be started on the first day of periods or after the periods so that the cycles are regular and also possibility of pregnancy is ruled out.It was not a good decision to start pills before the expected period.After starting the pills it is recommended to use additional protection for a week as it takes time for the pills to be effective in contraceptive action.
Chances of pregnancy are possible in your case and you should have considered taking emergency contraceptive pill then.After starting the pills active pills are to be taken for 3 weeks and then one week is pill free week during which periods start usually as withdrawl bleeding occurs.
The different symptoms as nausea,breast tenderness,fatigue might be the side effects of pill intake.It is difficult to comment regarding pregnancy right now.Wait for the periods and consider visiting a Gynaecologist for evaluation.
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