U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Killingworth, CT
A 16-year-old female asked:

2 years on 28 day cycle birth control. period ended saturday forgot to take pill sunday, and had sex today, wednesday. am i at high risk of pregnancy?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
If no pill >1 week: If you are off your pill for more than 1 week (placebo pills don't count) then you are at high risk of pregnancy. I suggest getting plan b. However, if you only missed sunday, but took the others from monday to wednesday, you are at lower risk. Good luck.
Last updated Feb 13, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.