A 18-year-old female asked:
Confusion...possibly pregnant? i've been on birth control, missed a pill but took it the next day. had spotting for 4 days due to missing the pill then i stopped taking it to have my period. had unprotected sex the night i missed my pill. had my period f
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Possibly: Your story sounds confusing-- but if you're confused too, do a pregnancy test, and avoid unprotected sex on the meantime before restarting your pills. Missed pills can cause spotting, and 1 missed pill is unlikely to cause a pill failure, but you may want to discuss other birth control options that are easier to remember.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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