I'm currently taking sprintec for birth control. I was supposed to start on 07/11/16 and I am now 5 days late. A week before my period I experienced mIld spotting for about a 5-7 days. (Color varied from light pink, to red, to brown.) I've experienced spotting before from missing 2 pills and having to double up, but always spotted and then got my regular period during the placebo week. I've never been 5 days late so I am concerned I am pregnant. I've taken 5 HPT and they're all negative. My gyno said to wait 2 weeks and if my period doesn't show up then I should go in to get a blood test. Could I possibly be pregnant? I don't want to rule it out unless I'm 100% positive I'm not.
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replied April 19th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Are you a regular user or skips pill often? If you are a good user,there is no issue of getting pregnant.But if you misses pill often,the there is a risk always.However,presently as all the tests are negative,you are definitely non-pregnant.Why are you not getting it? Possibly due to irregualr pill intake.I suggest you not to worry for either the pregnancy or cycle,Just start a fresh pack now,take it regularly and you will get the cycle again.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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