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I started taking birth control pills after my period. Its been two months already and I stopped taking them because I haven't gotten my period. I took two pregnancy test and they came out negarive. The last two times I had intercourse I spotted. The secon

What are goals? It is ok not to have a period on birth control. Many brands are designed that way. If you are bleeding at irregular times this is called breakthrough bleeding. It is frustrating but not harmful. If you are now having sex while not on birth control it is highly likely that you will end up pregnant eventually. If this is not your goal consider restarting birth control. Many methods are available. Read more...

I stopped taking birth control pills on the 26th of April because I want to conciev, on the 27th of April I saw my period which lasted upto five days. I had sex on the 3rd and 7th of May, I am spotting right now today being 8th of May. Am scared what cou

Give it time. If I understand you correctly you are in the first few weeks after stopping birth control pills and now experiencing some spotting. That sounds pretty normal. You will need to give your body a little time to adjust before you panic about a little spotting. Keep a menstrual calendar for the next few months to show your gynecologist if the problem continues. Read more...

I am on birth control pills but had unprotected sex a week before my period was due now im a day late on my period took two pregnancy tests and they w?

Possible pregnancy. If you took your pills faithfully, then pregnancy is unlikely. You should get a pregnancy test and continue your pills. Your period will probably get back on track. If not, then get a gyn check. Read more...

I had sex for the first time a few weeks ago and we used a condom and I take birth control pills but my period didn't come today like its supposed to?

Stress and worry. Can be enough to delay your period for a few days. Anytime someone is sexually active and menses is late, pregnancy is a consideration even with adequate birth control. Wait a few days, relax, and if it hasn't started then consider doing a pregnancy test. Read more...

I'm on birth control pills, had unprotected sex last day of my period. Chances of pregnancy?

Minimal. Assuming that you've taken your pills correctly all along then it's the same as birth control effectiveness in general. the chance is less than 3% Read more...
Not likely. . If you are good about taking your pills, you should be OK. Remember, though, the pill prevents pregnancy, but not STDs. Using condoms and spermicide will reduce your risk of exposure. Read more...

Early signs of pregnancy? Earlier in the month, I got my period 3 days before my first packet of birth control pills ended (the white pills) and by the time I finished my period I was still on the brown pills. I had sex 2 times unprotected. The past cou

Recommendations. i am a psychiatrist so your question is out of my league, but I will refer you to ano OB/GYN doc Dr on hHealthtap I recommend. His profile shows expertise in the top 10 for contraception, sexual health, and being inspiring. Thank you for using Healthtap. If you know anyone who needs and is open to consultation about mental health issues please send them my way. . Read more...
Name of BCP? Most birth control pills have a 4th week of placebo or sugar pills. If pills taken as directed, you should have your menses/period during that last week. Assuming that you took pills as directed, then you're still "unprotected" from sexually transmitted diseases/infections. But I'm still not clear as to whether white or brown pills are active rather than sugar. Ask your prescribing doc or pharmaci. Read more...

I'm taking birth control pills. I was off my period for about 4 days then I had sex. I bleed during the second time of intercourse. What does it mean?

Breakthrough bleed. Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. Read more...
Cervical bleeding. Sometimes, especially with deep penetration, you may have bleeding during or after sex. If it keeps happening, though, you should probably be checked for an infection or other abnormality of the cervix. Also, on BCPs, sometimes the lining of the uterus is unstable, and if you have an orgasm, some of the lining may break down and you will bleed. If is a recurring problem, you should get checked. Read more...

I had sex for the first time on 9 oct, 13 and we did not used a condom and I take birth control pills but my period didn't come today like its supposed?

Sex and menses. From what you write, you had sex yesterday and are expecting your menstrual period today. If you've been consistently taking birth control pills for the last month, this should protect you from pregnancy. Your menstrual period may yet come in the next few days and is not yet "missed." if you've missed some pills, pregnancy might be possible but is less likely than at other times in your cycle. Read more...