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music2myears612
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Me and my boyfriend had sex I don't even know maybe three weeks ago? It really hurts for me but at that time maybe we did it for a few minutes it felt alright but then started hurting too much so we stopped. We haven't had sex since and that was only maybe our third time, we've attempted it other times but it's hard for him to fit inside me. Anyways I have been on the pill so I wouldn't get periods but I ran out and don't think I took one that day and maybe a couple days after that or right before too, can't remember exactly. He didn't cum inside me but had gotten off before he went inside me, is there a chance he could have still had cum on me and I could be pregnant? We have both noticed that my breasts seem to have gotten bigger but I'm not sure when that happened and maybe it's in our imagination, not sure. If I missed a few days but re-filled my script and have been taking it ever since could I still be pregnant? Thanks
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Heather
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How long ago did this happen?

If you miss pills, especially if you also don't make them up, then you always need to know that your pill is going to be less effective, at best, and may not be effective for you, period, at worst.

If that happened, but you two also used withdrawal perfectly -- your partner did not ejaculate and withdrew well before he was close to doing that -- then you can figure you at least had the protection against pregnancy that offers you. In perfect use, that's estimated as 96% effective in a year of use. However, if he had ejaculated just before the intercourse, then you're outside perfect use. In typical use, that method is found to be 73-84% effective in a year of use.

Things like noticeable breast changes are not at all likely to happen in very early pregnancy, but even in terms of knowing when and if you should test, it'd be helpful to know how long ago this happened.

But too, know for now that if you missed pills in a cycle then started the next one late, if you engage in intercourse again it is VERY important you use a backup method for at least once week of the new pill pack.

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Thanks it happened around 3 weeks to a month ago and I took a pregnancy test just to be sure, and not pregnant. [Smile] Thanks for the help. I'm not sure why my breasts are getting bigger though maybe I am gaining weight.
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