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A 24-year-old female asked:

I skipped two pills on my birth control last week and had sex. i had a very light what i think was a period. could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Could be.: Check a pg test 3-4 weeks after the episode and a week after that, if the first is negative. You may not be, so use another form of protection for now. If you are not pregnant, start the next pack and be sure to take them as prescribed.

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Last updated Oct 5, 2015

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