A member asked:

According to my app, i should have started my period today and i didn't. i am also on the last week of my birth control (the sugar pill week.) however, i just started taking birth control feb 14 & had unprotected sex on feb 17. should i be worried?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

I wonder Feb 14 fell on what date of your cycle. If you had not started the first pill in the first 5 days of cycle and you had sex 3 days later you might not be well protected. If you still do not have period within the next 5 days then you should do a urine pregnancy test by then. Good luck!

Answered 3/8/2023



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