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A 24-year-old female asked:

On birth control but just finished antibiotics.husband & i had sex on friday.sunday i noticed jelly discharge & having cramps. could i be ovulating?

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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Contraceptive antibiotic: there is a slight chance of getting pregnant while on antibiotics and oral contraceptives. Your symptoms should not be ovulation if taking your contraception properly
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A 18-year-old female asked:
8 days late on period, on birth control, unprotected sex on May 24, 3 home tests were neg, thin white discharge w/ mild cramps on left side. Pregnant?
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
No: If the test was negative, you are not pregnant. Do not stop your pills, or you will cause more problems with your cycle.
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Last updated Sep 23, 2016

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