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A female asked:

Ive been on birth control consistently for 6mos. just had my period this week. i had sex on my last day but didnt start my new pack, could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 42 years experience
No: If you had sex prior to the time you would have normally your next pack of pills, you will not be pregnant. (assuming you were taking your pills correctly)
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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