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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex but my parter did not ejaculate inside me, we used the pull out method and i also took a contraceptive, so i'm wondering if there could be any chance that i'm pregnant? also, i got on birth control (depo-provera shot) the following w

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Unlikely, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed.

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Last updated Sep 9, 2016

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