A 17-year-old female asked:
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was on microgestin until 21st. 23rd pd started. went to gyno 25th and got mononessa.started today. boyfriend gets here tomorrow.am i still protected?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OCP's: Did you start the pills on the 25th? If you started on the 25th, then you are still protected as you were pill free for four days only. However, since they are new, I would use backup protection, just to be sure, such as condoms until 7 pills have been taken.
Answered on Apr 30, 2016
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