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Ok... So I have a friend of a friend who is having some problems. She is a girl, and she has been on the pill for awhile. Recently, she had sex with her boyfriend, but didn't use a condom. They were still on the pill, so there was some form of protection.

A couple days later, she started to feel strange and weird with some pain in her genital area. She really worried if she is pregnant.

The could be a chance that she is pregnant, but my guess is that she is just having some irritation. I don't know anything about being checked for STDs, but that could be a possibility too. I think that there's more of a chance on an STD/STI over pregnancy.

Could it also be that she just hasn't had sex in awhile? Kind of like when there's some pain for a little while after someone has had sex for the first time?

What do you think? I know we're not doctors, but... I'm just thinking of possibilties.

I guess the best thing to do would get a pregnancy test and a STD/STD testing.

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The pill is a highly effective form of birth control when taken correctly. So unless there was a breakage situation, it's not likely to be pregnancy. And she wouldn't have "symptoms" within days anyway.

It sounds most likely that it's just vaginal or vulvar irritation. Condoms would be good here; condoms and lube would be better.

If it persists, a trip to Planned Parenthood is in order so the site of the pain can be looked at. In the meanwhile, she should leave that area alone and give it time to heal.

Hope this helps,

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