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prettyskittle
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Hi.

I have been taking Cilest for 2 months now and have just started being sexually active.

Any time I have sex with my boyfriend we use condoms and have had no problems, I have also taken all my pills and not missed any.

However I am now on day 4 of my pill free week and have still not had a withdrawal bleed.

I always get worried even though I know we have been careful and ive taken my pills but I'm just worried [Frown]

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It can take the body up to three months to get used to the hormones of the pill. During that time, it's pretty common for the withdrawal bleed to be late, to be very light, or to be skipped altogether.

So, I'd not worry about a pregnancy risk here, especially if you are taking the pill as directed and are also backing up with condoms.

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Johanna
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prettyskittle
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Thank you.

Would it be worth me doing a pregnancy test just for peace of mind, would it be the correct time to take a test and get an effective reading?

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If it will make you feel better, taking a pregnancy test is certainly worth it. After all, that's a very easy way to reassure yourself that you're not pregnant. [Smile]

I'd suggest that you wait until the end of your withdrawal week, and then take a test if your bleed hasn't shown up by then.

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