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can you have your period on placebo and be pregnant

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test : That seems very unlikely but you can certainly check a home pregnancy test and in a few minutes you will have your answer.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not if you take the pills everyday. The failure rate is less than 0.1%
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: but even birthcontrol fails so pills plus condoms are a good method to keep safe
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Never does bleeding represent being pregnant.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period no show: There will not be a period during that week. Besides, if you take your pill every day at the same time each day, pregnancy very very rarely occurs un ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Miller
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant on pill: Usually not because pill hormone doses are low but you can bleed despite being pregnant because the drop in hormones during the pill period week can t ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clyde Dorr
59 years experience Gynecology
Yes.: Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can mimic the symptoms of pregnancy, including nausea and fatigue. See your gynecologist for help with the s ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adjustment: When starting birth control pills there's about a 3-4 month adjustment period for some women as your body acclimates to these hormonal changes. Stick ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Unlikely ....: Not sure I completely understand but it sounds like you are taking birth control pills, took three weeks, then the placebo pill for day 22, 23, and th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Shouldn't be: pregnant after a period. If you are ever unsure if bleeding is your period - would take a home pregnancy test.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Missed period: Birth control pills are highly effective when taken daily as you have done. Pregnancy is unlikely, though possible. If you have been under a lot of st ... Read More

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