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on birth control and having cramps for 6days around "ovulation time"

By Anonymous October 12, 2011 - 9:13am
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Hi! I have been on birth control for 5years and have never experienced these types of cramps. My period started on Sept 26th and ended on Oct 1st. My boyfriend and I had sex on Oct 1st, Oct 3rd, and Oct 5th. On Oct 6th, I started getting dull cramps that have lasted until today Oct 12th. It can't be pregnancy because this would have been the "ovulation time". I was on a Zpack for the flu Oct 1st - Oct 4th. Could this have messed with my birth control? Why would these cramps be a result if so? Or could I have a cyst of some sort?

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I meant to say I AM a member! Uneeek :)
and yes, I havent missed any pills...but I didnt use a backup method but now I will. Just nervous about the cramps and if they mean I have a problem.

October 12, 2011 - 10:22am
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that's what I was thinking as well. Do you know why I would be having cramps for 6days however? I was on the zpack after the flu because I couldnt stop coughing for weeks! And then it kicked it out! I've never had cramps like this before and for this long...thank you for your help!! Also, I'm not a memeber but i dont know how to "own" this convo haha

October 12, 2011 - 10:20am
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