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What are the chances of being pregnant i missed 2 pills in week 1 and was late with 1 pill in 2nd week

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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Pregnancy: Correct use of the pill is 99.7% effective at reducing pregnancy. That means out of 1000 people who use the pill correctly 3 will still get pregnant.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Yes: The more you forget your pills the less effective they are and the more likely you will have abnormal menstrual bleeding.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: 2 or more missed pills requires condom use if sexually active and begin your next pack after you cycle comes.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pretty good: Unless you get yourself much better disciplined regarding your birthcontrol, the chances of pregnancy are excellent if you and your partner(s)are fert ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Yes: It is possible that you are pregnant. Please take a pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant or not. If it is positive, stop the birth control ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
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Depends...: It all depends when you started your birth control and what time of your cycle you are on at this time.There is data stating that if you take your BC ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
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Pregnancy possible: You need to use a backup form of contraceptive protection when you miss more than 2 pills in a cycle. Pregnancy is possible if you had sex during thi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Yes: The pill works by fooling your body into thinking you are already pregnant,to save eggs. It does that by maintaining a level of hormone in the blood. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
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Possible: do a home preg test if positive, make appointment with your doc if negative, wait for your period to restart new pack of pills. do home test before st ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
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Possible: The chances are small, but conception is possible if you miss a pill. The likelihood increases with number of missed pills
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Patel
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Rare: I think you did the correct thing. Still make sure and watch your next period.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
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No: Birth control pills should be taken at the same time everyday, but within a 2-3 hour window is adequate. You can always talk to your doctor about birt ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Ocps: The reassuring thing is that you did not miss them. You may have breakthrough bleeding because they were late. Use additional protection for 7 days. B ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
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Continue: You may have breakthrough bleeding but continue. OC use back up for insurance.Ie codons,diaphragm
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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Low in my opinion: but certainly not zero. Hard to estimate the risk of contraceptive failure as your exact scenario has not been studied in 100's of exact similar case ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
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Use backup: You need to use a backup method of contraception since you have missed so many. The safest thing from there would be to wait a week after you finish t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Pregnancy can happen: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
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Potential: Anytime you do not take your birth control as directed--you decrease the effectiveness of the birth control---and should use a back up method during t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
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Probably OK: ..but take a pregnancy test next week. That's the only way to tell
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
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Small-Get Preg Test: Hi, Chances of pregnancy are small. If still worried get an OTC drugstore preg test kit or get a lab slip to reassure yourself. Then you will know fo ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Oral contraception: I can not provide you with a statistic. But if you have been sexually active without a back up method of protection, then missing this number of birth ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hedwige Saint louis
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Should be fine!: As long as Plan B is taken within 72 hrs from intercourse, you should be fine. This is especially true since you are past the time when you should hav ... Read More
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