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I have been taking diane 35 since a few months as prescribed by my gyno, due to PCOS. but I have been irregular with their time, I am currently on my period 4th day to be exact and today was the day to start a new pack after the 7 day break. In the last month I think I missed one pill but I did not know how to compensate for that so I just continued from the next day and took the extra pill aswell which must have increased the duration to 22 days, however I got my period on the 4th day of the 7 day break, I had unprotected sex today. and don't know whether I am protected on not. i just took the first pill of the new pack now, that is about 6 hours after sex. should i take an emergency contraceptive? and if yes how should i continue diane 35? im really worried, DONT WANT TO GET PREGNANT.


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replied February 25th, 2014
Birth Control Answer A46096
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you have not been taking the active pills at scheduled time daily, then chances of pregnancy resulting could be possible. But if you have had your withdrawal bleeding/periods and had been sexually active during periods, then chances of pregnancy can be ruled out. If worried, you can take emergency contraception or take the Diane pills (that you are taking) in dosage recommended as emergency contraception. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation, clarification and assistance.
Take care.


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