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I have been off the contraceprtive pill now for about 2 weeks, Before then i was skipping a day here and there. I was due for my periiod last sunday, So a week ago today. I always have a very regualr period even if i do not take a pill 2 days later i will get my period. In this case i am now a week overdue today. I have been getting very very light spotting, A brownish sometimes redish colour, But nothing major like a period. I have been feeling tired and nausea at times. I took a Home prg test and it came back negative. I have been prgnt in the past and when i home tested in the past i was 8 weeks and still only a very faint line came up. Is it possible that i am pregnant and the bleeding is from implantation. I am a bit worried that if im not pregnant something is wrong as i usually have my period like clockwork. My partner and i always have unprotected sex too.

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replied December 12th, 2010
Birth Control Answer A17724
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
When you miss two or more pills in your birth control pack, you no longer remain protected. The pills lose their efficacy. Since you have been irregular with pill use and have been having unprotected intercourse, the present symptoms could suggest possibility of pregnancy. The urine pregnancy tests can show false negative test results due to less concentration of pregnancy hormone (HCG) in urine. Go ahead with a visit to your gynecologist/obstetrician for examination and tests (blood HCG levels) to confirm/rule out pregnancy.
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