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A female asked:

Am on birth control and i was using condoms as well my period came on time but it last 3 days am i pregnant?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Why?: Why would you think you are pregnant? Are your periods usually a little longer? If so might just be a little irregularity and you might even spot some more in a few days. If you are concerned, do a pregnancy test to be certain. :)
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Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
No: If you had a period, then you are not pregnant, even if it is shorter than usual. It's great that you are also using condoms, because birth control does not protect you against sexually transmitted diseases! Keep protecting yourself!
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Stafford, VA
A 19-year-old female asked:

I am on birth control and my period came as usual but it only lasted about three days, could i be pregnant?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Warren
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Probably not: birth control can cause altered bleeding so it is not unusual for your period to be lighter and for a few days. If you skip a period or if you have a light period and had intercourse 14 days prior to your period then check a pregnancy test soon
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Last updated Oct 14, 2014

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