I have been having diarrhoea for the past 5 days now with no other symptoms at all, i'm eating as normal, no fever, no feeling sick, no headaches or tummy pain etc, but when i go to the toilet its almost liquid (TMI!) ... Just wondered how this will affect my pill as i know the absorption can be affected, however i take my pill at night then go to sleep, so i dont actually have diarrhoea till the daytime the following day, is this enough hours for the absorption to be okay?
Also.... i must add, i have had tonsillitis last week which is only just beginning to clear up. Could this be causing the diarrhoea? I am starting to get fed up of being so ill!
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Last edited by littledaisy; 17-07-2017 at 13:22.
- 17-07-2017 13:18
- 19-07-2017 16:15
I think you'll be fine. Diarrhoea only reduces the effectiveness of the pill if you have it 4 hours or so after taking it.
- 19-07-2017 20:06
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If ur using the pill for contraception then I'd be using some other method on top of the pill right now until you get better. Wouldn't be taking any chances tbh.