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Katy, TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

Quick started bc but missed pills 1 and 2 & didn't double up next day. finished the pack and skipped placebos. had sex 4th day of new pack. preg risk?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Possible but low: Unprotected sex is unprotected sex. So it's possible. The chances sound quite low, but if you want 100% use the pills correctly. Best wishes.
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