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put on antibiotics and didn't use other protection?

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Could I be pregnant?

I'm 21 and using Microgon 30. In november I was put on antibiotics and my husband and me didn't use other protection.

I have had fairly light bleeding at the time I would noramlly bleed lasting 2-3 days when it's normally 4-5 and of a medium flow

I have been very tired struggling to stay awake, feeling sick and being sick, headaches, boobs more sensitive than normal, feeling bloated and constipated. Slightly more irritable and snappy too. I've had some tummy cramps too.

What could this all be?

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replied April 12th, 2011
Pregnancy Answer A21831
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Use of antibiotics can affect the efficacy of your birth control pills. You are recommended to use additional protection if having intercourse to remain protected. The chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out. Your symptoms (shorter and lighter periods, increased sleepiness, increased tiredness, feeling sick, being sick, headaches, sensitive breasts, bloating, constipation, mood changes, abdominal cramps) could also be suggestive of pregnancy. Look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for getting a thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately).
Take care.

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