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Gaylord, MI
A 18-year-old female asked:

I take birth control, i missed a day which i took 2 pills at once. the next day i was 12 hrs late taking it. and i had unprotected sex. should i worry?

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Dr. Carrie Champine
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Not necessarily: As long as your pill contains both estrogen and Progesterone you should be fine. If you are having difficulty remembering to take your pill, use a condom or consider switching to another form of birth control.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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