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Birth Control Effectiveness

By Anonymous March 5, 2017 - 11:51pm
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Hello, I have been on my birth control pills for about three months now. I'm in a very serious relationship with my boyfriend and we have had sex several times. Being young, we've made sure to use a condom every time. Although yesterday, things got a little out of hand and the only condom we had slipped off. We decided to finish without a condom, which really scared me. He pulled out and finished on my chest.

Although my main concern is that day, I was worried that my pills were being overheated in my wallet, which drew me to placing them in the fridge for a couple hours. After doing so, I realized that was a very bad idea, for it possibly could have lowered its effectiveness.

Basically my question is, is there a chance for me to be pregnant with my situation, with regards to being on the pill very strictly, as well as the placement of the pill in the fridge? I am very worried because I read that sperm can live in you for several days and I'm scared that the pill may be ineffective and get rid of my protection. Also, wondering if precm could be putting me at a concerning risk? I am very very very scared and I don't know what to do. :( I'm hoping you can ease my mind.

Hoping for the best, Anon

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Hi again:) I don't intend to become annoying but yesterday, I was fed up with all the stress and decided to take a test because I've had very sore boobs and nipples and stomach pains after I eat. The test came out negative, but I'm concerned that it was too early to take a test. I had sex exactly a week before from then, and I'm due for my period this Thursday (5 days from test). I took the first response brand test which said "know 6 days before missed period" , but on the brand website, you can input your last period start date, and when I did, it said that tomorrow is the day I will be able to take the test but I'm not sure how accurate that really is. I'm very scared now that the results weren't accurate and I'm hoping it is to stay negative:( any word helps

March 12, 2017 - 4:40pm
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