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A 21-year-old female asked:

Could i be pregnant? i have pcos, and was late taking a birth control pill a day before having unprotected sex. also on metformin for pcos.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.
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Last updated Jun 3, 2013

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