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take the pill midday, stomach feels uneasy after i lay down?

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i just began birth control a week ago. however, i'll admit that the day before i began birth control i had unprotected sex...and again within the first week of startimg birth control. my stomach feels uneasy at around an hour after i lay down in bed for the night. i take the pill midday (11 am) and am usually in bed by 9pm. i cant tell if it's the pill or...something else. please help.

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replied September 28th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A27205
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If you had been sexually after last periods and during the first 2-3 weeks of being on the hormonal birth control pills, you will not be protected and the chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out. Most of the hormonal contraceptive pills start giving you effective protection after about 2-3 weeks of regular use. You are recommended to use additional protection if having intercourse during this time to remain protected. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance. If pregnancy is suspected, look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating gynecologist/obstetrician and report any unusual/abnormal/new symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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