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Am I pregnant?

My boyfriend and I had sex a few times without a condom (1st time was 10 weeks ago and most recent 5 weeks ago). I am on birth control for several years now but I did take a couple doses a few hours late, on 2 separate occasions during that time. My boyfriend pulled out every time. He always does, even when we use a condom. I recently started graduate school and have been very stressed out. I started having soft stools/diarrhea and frequent nausea about 3 weeks ago. When I had milk products, my nausea was much worse and I had immediate diarrhea. I feel bloated and like something is off. I feel that I should mention that I have had strange reactions to stress in the past so that could explain my symptoms. I have been studying from the minute I wake up until the minute fall asleep so I have been tired. My back hurts, but I have started lifting weights again at the gym and carrying tons of books to school. I got my period 2 weeks ago because it was the week of my placebo pills. My period on my birth control is never the same, sometimes light, sometimes heavier. I have been stressing out even more with the idea that I could be pregnant. I know I could simply take a pregnancy test, but I am not ready. I was wondering what the chances are that I could be pregnant. It seems like I have really good days when I feel fine and then other days when I am more stressed and thinking about the possibility of being pregnant, that I am way worse. I have not noticed any breast tenderness or changes. Only symptoms are the changes in bowel, nausea, loss of appetite because of nausea, and tired.
Anyways, thanks for your help. I have since gone back to using condoms, just in case. And I am super careful about the time I take my birth control.
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10013575 tn?1410961435
Not to scare you, but I was on the pill when I got knocked up. ;) I had implantation bleeding during the placebos, and thought it was my period... 9 weeks pregnant,  I finally tested...and bam. Preggo. I used to take a test every month (except the first month I got pregnant) to ease my fears. Take a test and calm your nerves.
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Where you taking your birth control like you were supposed to? It just freaks me out because I know it's supposed to be pretty reliable if used correctly. The last time I had unprotected sex was three weeks before my period. When does implantation bleeding normally occur?
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How late were you from your period? Or weren't you late??
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10013575 tn?1410961435
After I got pregnant,  I went back and read the health information with my pill. Apparently it drops to 80% effective if you didn't take your pill within a 1 hour window every day. I'd say, go back and read your health information. It's not as effective as everyone makes it out to be. :/
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