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taking birth control pill while pregnant

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No harm done: No it is not likely and no harm will be done if you took one birth control pill while pregnant.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Very, very little: Wouldn't worry. In real life, a woman properly taking birth control pills has a very low chance of pregnancy. Combine that with the "pull-out" metho ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Nope.: The ovary at first and the placenta subsequently produce manifold amount of female hormones compared to the birth control pills - so your period cease ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: The pill mimics the bodies own hormones and fools the ovaries into thinking you are already pregnant.This stops egg release and preserves them for lat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It's ok : It's okay if you don't have a period while taking birth control pills. In fact some brands are designed to cause that. You did the right thing by chec ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. Since you have missed more than two periods it is time to see your ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
4 years ago: If you were pregnant when you asked his question you certainly would know by now. If you wrote this question last September, the same would apply. P ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
It could: It is possible. Use a condom in that timeframe.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes,..if: If you had unprotected sex around the time you ovulated, you certainly could be pregnant off the BC. Check a Pregnancy test.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Actually, it should probably be easier as combined oral contraception increases sex hormone binding globulin. This protein soaks up hormones that can ... Read More
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