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forspecial
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So, I was out of the country for two weeks and was less than diligent about taking my pill on time. I got back last Wednesday and had sex with my boyfriend, and the condom broke. About 18 hours later, I took Next Choice. My period is two days late, which I expected because of all of the different hormones, and I also had some breakthrough bleeding (it's a new pill) on my trip for 2-3 days. I wanted to know if it was too early for me to take a pregnancy test, for my peace of mind?

Thanks in advance!

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Karybu
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Since your period is late, you can test now, but if it still doesn't show by the end of your placebo week I'd go ahead and test again.

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