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On minoveral pills for birth control. Diarrhea and vomiting, delayed periods. Pregnancy chances?

I have been on minoveral birth control for almost three years. This month my boyfriend and I decided to not use condoms for the first time. I take my pill between 6-8 every morning. I get my period on the 3rd morning of my sugar pills(like clock work) but this time, I had diarrhea and vomited once during my second sugar pill day, now it s the end of the third sugar pill day and no period is in site. What should I do? I really can t have a baby right now!
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
If you have been using the birth control pills meticulously for so long, they should confer protection against pregnancy, even without the condom.
Sometimes, it is common to have a delay of a few days , even while on birth control.
Just to be sure, please take a home urine pregnancy test if you do not have your period within the next 5 days.
ALso, using a condom is great idea because it provides double back up against pregnancy, and also protects against sexually transmitted diseases and other pelvic infections.
Please do not panic
I think with regular birth control use, chances of pregnancy are pretty slim.
take care.
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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