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Can i get pregnant while on birth control pills

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: No form of birth control is 100% except absolute abstinence. Oral contraceptives are 98% effective when taken as prescribed - very effective. Missing ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The pill works by providing your body with a relatively constant level of hormone that tricks it into thinking you are already pregnant, so you do not ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nature: Even if everything is working right, there is only a 25 % chance of getting pregnant each month you try. The longer you keep trying, the more likely y ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Birth control pills work by STOPPING ovulation, and if you are faithful about taking them daily, they are 99% effective! I do believe that 7 days off ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Not if taking OCP: If you're taking birth control pills (also referred to as oral contraceptive pills or ocps) as directed, then you shouldn't get pregnant regardless of ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have been: Consistently taking birth control pills for at least a month becoming pregnant is unlikely.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: They both work to prevent pregnancy.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Takes awhile: If you've been on birth control for 10 years (and i assume you are now off of them), it will take several months for your body to adjust and releasing ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not Likely: Taking the oral contraceptives properly for more than a full cycle should offer you maximum protection. :) Remember no method is 100%!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnant: You are not likekly to get pregnant if you took your birth control tablets properly

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