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Unprotected sex but on birth control

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Technically, using birth control counts as 'protected' sex (the 'protection' refers to protection from pregnancy, as opposed to protection from stds). ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Sex: It was just probably due to the physical exertion caused by the sex itself and should gradually disappear.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Chances are pretty small for pregnancy so if u need to take the antibiotics take them and continue taking birth controll as usuall.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
28 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Minimal: Assuming that you've taken your pills correctly all along then it's the same as birth control effectiveness in general. the chance is less than 3%
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Probably: you are going to have a delayed period since you have the period symptoms
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Pregnancy: If the pill was taken as directed,
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Test don't Guess: If you want to check do a home pregnancy test. Know also that stress can alter the period cycle by a few days. Regular period cycles can be between ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Kim
24 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The birth control pill should prevent ovulation if taken properly. Theoretically, you should not have ovulated and should be getting a period soon. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: You are not considered protected during you first month of birth control pills. It is recommended to use another method as well. If pertinent to you r ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Myths: It is now well known that antibiotics usually do not reduce the effectiveness of birth control and Plan B is not necessary.
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Pregnant: it is not likely that you are pregnant
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Birth Control: The seven days after the last active pill will be when your uterus is shedding the unused blood and you are to have a period. It is very unlikely to g ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Medina-mejia
40 years experience in General Practice
Amenorrea. Primary ?: Most common cause is pregnancy, could also be secondary to other minor and major problems. Need to check pregnancy test and consult gyn.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Low Risk: If you are taking your birth control exactly as directed, the risk should be very low.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Doubtful : It is theoretically possible but with the plan b pill most unlikely. Always use a backup method if taking antibiotics if taking BCP. Wait until your ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Friesen
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Absolutely!: The deets on Plan B are as follows: if taken within 72 hrs, 89% effective; if taken within 24 hrs, 95% effective.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
No: You have to take it every night throught out your cycle.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
No...: In medicine and life, nothing is 100%. But theoretically, it's, and doing nothing will have no consequence, namely, 100%. That is life. Of course, s ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doesn't matter: as long as you are taking your birth control pills as prescribed it doesn't matter whether you have intercourse duringThe days that you are taking the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Highly Unlikely: The pill itself without any plan B is 95-97% effective. With the addition, the chance of pregnancy is very very slim to impossible.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Birth control: If you have been taking your oral contraceptives as directed and on time every day, the chance of pregnancy is very small. If you have irregular use ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Oral contraceptives: Taken as directed, oral contraceptives are very effective at preventing unwanted pregnancy. You would be protected continuously. However, oral contr ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
On the pill?: A woman on birth control pills, taking them properly, and beyond her first pack of pills... has no fertile day and has no fertile week. She is not fe ... Read More
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