OK, so I finished my first month of 'the pill' (Cilest) on Sunday night and have now had three nights without taking one and no withdrawal bleed yet. I would usually be unconcerned except for the fact that I think we had sex a little earlier than was advised, I didn't start taking the pill while on my period, and 'missed' one (but did catch up within 12 hours) beforehand.
Now, I'm sure the chances of me being pregnant are highly unlikely, still. But - at what point does no withdrawal bleed imply I should perhaps get a pregnancy test? When do people usually start their bleeding?
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When to be concerned about pill 'withdrawal bleed' not having started watch
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- 07-04-2011 10:17
- 07-04-2011 10:22
Mine came 5 days afterwards, so don't worry too much. If its not there after a week I'd start to panic. But if you do want peace of mind, there's no harm in taking a test.
- 07-04-2011 10:32
If this is your first pack you've ever taken of a pill or even this brand you might not get a withdrawal bleed at all!
It's quite common not to, so try not to worry too much otherwise you'll end up delaying any bleed that may actually come through stress.
If you want to put your mind at ease just to be on the safe side take a test.
- 07-04-2011 10:39
It's fairly normal when you first start taking them- however I would advise that you take a test just incase. It's better finding out now then finding out a month down the line- the earlier the better But as you said, it's unlikely so don't stress about it.
Get an appointment at the doctors; their tests are free Haha x