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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had intercourse a month ago . however i got my period a week after intercourse when i was supposed to since im on birth control. and now i got it again . can i still be pregant or no ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Proper use of birth control prevents egg release. No egg= no pregnancy. Two regular menses after an episode of intercourse are good evidence no pregnancy occurred. The menstrual flow is crested by the material that would have otherwise remained to support a pregnancy.
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