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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i started my 28 day birthcontrol on a sunday and i would like to just be filled in about everything like when it is safe to have unprotected sex. also when am i to exect my period.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr Pathak here
User :   hello
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   16
User :   when i say sunday i mean today my time
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are your cycles regular?

User :   the last two since i have moved are not.
User :   they were within 2 or 3 days late
Doctor :   Otherwise they were fine?

User :   well at the beginning they were not exact but they started going good after that then we moved and they messed up again. with stress i think
Doctor :   The safe time for sex is the first seven days of your cycle starting from the day first and also the last 10 days of your cycle
Doctor :   But it applies mainly when you have regular cycles.
User :   okay thats why i came on here because my doctor said to take it the sunday after my period. which i did today. but when will i get my next period. i havent talked to my doctor in so long i dont remember what she had said.
Doctor :   Specially your * to 16 days of cycle are unsafe
Doctor :   *8

Doctor :   You will have to take it for 21 days and then after that you will have periods

User :   uhm??
User :   okay
User :   ive been told after the first week of pill taking you can have safe sex. l
Doctor :   After you have pills for complete one month then you can have sex after 10 days of pill intake

Doctor :   It takes one month to be effective
Doctor :   Also it has to be very regular
Doctor :   Do not forget it for a single day
Doctor :   IF more then 2 days of gap is there use protection
User :   okay so take one whole package nd then after 10 days into the second package its okay to have sex. nd yes i will take it everydayy.
Doctor :   Yes you can have

Doctor :   Also keep watch of symptoms like headache, dizziness etc
Doctor :   If anything report to your treating doc
User :   yes ive read about the side effects.

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