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Hi!
So I've been taking the combination pill Lessina, which is a low dose pill, for about two solid months now, and I recently started a new pack this week (this will be my third month) and my period ended a few days ago. As of today, i am on my 5th active pill for the new pack. I've faithfully taken each pill as directed every day around the same time for the past two months, but about two days ago I was 14 hours late, so I doubled up and took two the next day. However, today I had unprotected sex for the first time since my last pack before my period, and he pulled out but there is a chance that something could've gotten inside of me. I'm aware that it is possible for pregnancy to occur, but what are the chances? Should I worry and consult my doctor?
Thank you!
Btw, I read that low dose pills sometimes aren't as reliable in terms of coverage as the regular pill if they aren't taken at the exact same time every day, and sometimes I take mine an hour or two late..is this a problem?
Thank you!

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Martha, The hour or two late shouldn't be a problem, in my opinion. But I don't think taking it 14 hours late and doubling up was a good idea. There is always a chance of pregnancy every time you have sex. No method of birth control is 100% safe in preventing pregnancy.I would recommend finding another method of birth control that is not hormonal. Let me know what happens. You can contact a pregnancy resource center and find out when you could go there and get a FREE test. You can find a center near you at http://www.optionline.org or http://www.heartbeatservices.org and click on the worldwide directory. Please email me at CHERYL51@aol.com so we can talk more.

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Diane Cheryl

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I can answer questions about the various methods of birth control. I have done much research about side effects and risks of birth control methods. I can answer questions like "What would be the best method of birth control for me?" and "What are the advantages of birth control pills or condoms?" I have almost 25 years of experience volunteering with pregnancy resource centers. Please contact me at CHERYL51@aol.com if you would like to know more information about your situation or if I am "Maxed OUT".

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I have almost 25 years of experience in counseling women about birth control and family planning.

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Illinois Valley Community College, Austin Community College, Travel Agent Degree and almost 25 years of counseling experience.
I have worked with Pregnancy Resource Centers for almost 25 years.

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