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A 18-year-old female asked:

I just had my period for 2days and am spotting. ive used protection when i've had sex every time. could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends...: It all depends what type of protection you have been using. Condoms only provide protection but not as much as a hormonal replacement like a birth control pill for example. If you suspect you could be pregnant by new changes in your period get an OTC pregnancy test for confirmation.

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Last updated May 9, 2015

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