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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had sex 9 days ago and i am using birth control and i have finished the pill packet today and decided to stop taking to pill. will i get pregnant?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not likely : Most birth control pills are 95%-96% effective even with perfect use, so there's that 4%-5% chance of course. Next cycle your recent use of the pill won't have any protective effect, so another method should be used.

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Last updated May 14, 2014

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