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I have been on Cerazette for a while but my doctor took me off it as I had breakthrough bleeding every other week, she put me on Microgyn 30, I started this the next day without a break in pills.

Lately I have been feeling tired, bloated, lots of gas, sore breasts and nauseus. Is this the pill or is it at all possible that I could have fallen pregnant even though I have taken all pills with no gaps?

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replied February 18th, 2011
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Your symptoms (feeling tired, bloating, lots of gas, sore breasts, nausea) could be suggestive of possibility of pregnancy. You might have hormonal changes while switch over of the pills and do stand a risk of pregnancy. It is recommended to use additional or back-up protection when having intercourse during the switch over or when having first pack of pills to prevent pregnancy.
Consider visiting your gynecologist soon for a blood HCG test (it can detect pregnancy accurately as early as 11 days post conception) to confirm/rule out pregnancy. If found to be pregnant, stop taking the hormonal pills immediately.
Take care.

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