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Missed pills for successive days, later started a new pack, get intermittent sick feeling with brown discharge. Pregnancy?

Hi I were last om my period 20 December I take the pill were u have a week off at the beginning of the pack I missed 3 days and never thought nothing about it and just started as normal. Now I have been feeling sick on and off 4 2 weeks now and yesterday I had some brown discharge witch I never get b4 a period could I be pregnant? Toni
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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The contraceptive pill acts by avoiding ovulation,avoiding sperm penetration & avoiding implantation.
Now you had missed pill for three successive days in first week., which might have allowed maturity of ovum- the pills you took later may not be effective in avoiding ovulation.but later on you took the pills regularly, so the other two factors for contraception may act.
But one can not be confirmed about the possibility of pregnancy,once the pills consumption is interrupted.
Blood HCG test at your expected date of period will help to confirm.
Here after, make sure,you don't miss a pill.If at all you miss complete the dose by taking it twice a day,OR use a supplimentory contraceptive to ensure a protection.
Answered: Thu, 2 Jan 2014
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