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missed 2 days, took both and a third?

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I've been on Yasmin for 4 years with no problems. I missed two days of the pill and took Both pills. That evening I took a third by mistake. I was sick the next day and come on my period which was heavy. This was a week early. , I have been to the doctor and advised to keep taking them. That was 10 days ago I still feel unwell but my stomach is extreamly bloated and un - comfortable. I've list my appetite due to the bloating and my lower back is painful; however this is the week i should have come on my period. The doctors given me two pregnancy tests which were negative. I'm tired all the time and need a sleep during the day now. Sickness has subsided but It's the bloating that mire uncomfortable... I want to know when this should go down and why it has happened?

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replied June 15th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A36032
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The bleeding could have resulted due to withdrawal effect caused by missing the pill intake. The symptoms that you describe could be attributed to the high dosage of the hormones in the pills (if you have taken them together). Wait and watch for your withdrawal bleeding/periods (that can be lighter as you had recent bleeding). Look out for development of any other new symptoms. If you have been sexually active without protection after missing your birth control pills, you can be at risk for pregnancy. If you have got abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, or if the symptoms are persistent, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Stop the use of hormonal contraceptive if pregnancy is suspected, or if pregnancy gets confirmed.
Take care.

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