A 18-year-old female asked:
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been on sprintec for 3 months, and had unprotected sex last night, was also the first day of my fertility window. safe to continue my bc until i test?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Stopping the birth control will only increase the likelihood you will become pregnant. About 3% of women get pregnant on birth control. Even though there are risks of being pregnant on birth control, I have never seen any issues with it.
Answered on Jul 14, 2015

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Unprotected sex: Unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy, and all vaginal bleeding is not a period. Take a pregnancy test and see your doctor for any unusual bleeding.
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