I have been on the birth control pill for the


Q: I have been on the birth control pill for the last three years. For the last two years i have been switching between portia and its generic brand, whatever the pharmacist gives me. I always take my acitve pills between 7:30 ans 9:00 at night, and have not had any antibiotics for the last 8 months. I usually skip the sugar pills in the pack, and just dont take anything for seven days instead, but when i need to start back up i am always on time. My last active pill is on a saturday, and i usually get my period the folliwing friday afternoon. last month i didnt get a period, only a very tiny amount of spotting. just one littlw drop. I didnt think much of it but took a first response pregnancy test a week later and it was negative. This month my period never showed up again, and no symptoms of it, so now im starting to get worried. My boyfriend and i always use condoms, on occasion we might go unprotected at the start for less than a minute, but he always puts one on after. About two months ago we went drinking and i ended up getting sick around 11:00 at night, so i may have threw up my pill that i took around 8:00 that night, but i didnt think the one missed pill would make me unprotected. i live in a small town and the stores dont carry pregnancy tests, so the soonest i can get one again is tuesday. Lately i have been a bit stressed out due to a financial situation, and as a reault ive been stress eating. Ive probably gained about 5 pounds in the last two months, and my bmi is in the obese catagory. Could the stress and weight gain cause this? Or is it likely that i am pregnant? Im unsure weather or not to get a test tuesday or make a doctors apoointment.


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