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Phoenix2784
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About 2 weeks ago, I had sex with one of my guy friends. I'm on the pill and we used a condom and he did not ejaculate in me. There wasn't really a rick of pregnancy. For some reason I'm really worried that I am pregnant. Is there any way that I can help calm my mind down? I'm supposed to start on Thursday or Friday.
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It sounds like you used three methods of birth control - the pill, a condom and withdrawal. On their own, the pill and condoms are already very safe. Used together, your protection is as high as it gets.

Are you usually this worried about pregnancy, or is there something about this particular situation that has you especially worried?

Since it has been two weeks since you had sex, if waiting for your period is too much to handle, you can also go ahead and take a pregnancy test now to ease your worries.

If you want to stick it out, you can try to take your mind of it by keeping busy, or indulging in a favorite activity. Or, you can confide in a trusted friend and get some reassurance there.

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I'm usually not this worried but it was the first time I had sex in almost a year. I keep thinking that since I normally take my pill around 9:30-10:00pm but some times I cant take it until 1am, that the effectiveness is significantly decreased.
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You really don't need to worry about effectiveness being decreased if you only took the pill three hours after your regular pill time. Protection only becomes compromised at 12+ hours after the pill time. So, if that's where your worries are coming from, you can put them to rest.

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Thanks [Big Grin] Hopefully I get my period tomorrow or Friday
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