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Can I get pregnant if I forgot to take pills the first them three days

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Always some risk: Beside absolute abstinence, no birth control method is 100%. Although the chance is small, you can get pregnant while on the pill regularly. Missing m ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
No: Emergency contraceptive pills should be taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex. It is particularly effective if taken within one hour of othe ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In several days: If no period in 2-5 days i would recommend checking a pregnancy test.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ocp and pregnancy: Most pregnancies that occur on OCPs are due to errors in how the pills are taken. Continue to finish your pills. If signs of pregnancy take a pregna ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possible ...: ... But unlikely. When taken properly, the pill is very effective. Also three days after the cessation of your period is not the best timing if you ar ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: If you were recently pregnant then there is no reason for you to be taking fertility medications. A young healthy couple should attempt pregnancy for ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: You should be safe, however about 3% of women still conceive while taking the pill - so nothing is 100% safe.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Postinor: Postinor is one brand of emergency contraception. It comes in a one pill pack or in some countries a two pill pack where you take one pill and then t ... Read More

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