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A 26-year-old female asked:

i am on the yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill i missed a few pill and had un protected sex. i have missed two pills in a row before and started my period right a

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Could be pregnant: Misssing pills and having unprotected sex could make you pregnant. If not too late(less than 72 hrs after sex) you should take the morning after pill. In any event, if you don't get your period, get a pregnancy test.

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