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decided to get off the pill and am two weeks late?

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I have been on Birth control pills for 3 years and I recently decided to get off the pill during the time i was off the pill i had protected sex I am two weeks late and worried is it possible that i am pregnant? I have no early symptoms of pregnancy ... and dont think there is a chance, can it be because I am off the pill?


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replied August 18th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A26091
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Sometimes you can experience post-pill amenorrhea after coming of the birth control pills (especially after prolonged duration of use). However chances of pregnancy also cannot be ruled out completely. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough evaluation to look for the underlying cause for your absent periods. If pregnancy is suspected, go ahead with getting blood HCG test done to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately. Treatment as appropriate would be started based on examination and investigation results to help you. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating doctor. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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