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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can i be pregnant even if i am on birth control i have sex with my boy friend without condom i miss my period and i feel sick the home test say no?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely: It is unlikely but not impossible. Oral contraceptive pills are over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy if taken consistently. If you have been erratic with you use all bets are off. Birth control pills do not prevent stis, so unless you know your boyfriend is monogamous and free of disease i also suggest use of a condom.

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Last updated Oct 21, 2013

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