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could i be pregnant if my period barely lasted a day? im on birthcontrol and my last period lasted only 1 day with little discharge and only a few spots of blood.

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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
If : If you are on hormonal birth control (such as the pill, nuva ring or Depo-Provera shot) and have been using it correctly, then you have a less than 1% chance of being pregnant. What is more likely is that you may be on a low estrogen birth control which can cause light or missed periods. If you are concerned about pregnancy, you should take a pregnancy test 1 week after the light period. Good luck!
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Chance is small: if oral contraceptives are used consistently & correctly. However, you can take a home pregnancy to know.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2018

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