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A 18-year-old female asked:

can you have a normal period on birth control for three months as well as get a negative test result for pregnancy twice and still be pregnant?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Not likely: Not likely, however, if you are worried about being pregnant get checked. Your doc can obtain a more sensitive pregnancy test than the ones available at the drug store. If you are pregnant and not able to believe it, go for some counseling. Be well.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely: If the circumstances you described are accurate, including that the pregnancy tests were done correctly and at the right time, you could not be pregnant.
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Unclear: The answer to your question, is yes, a woman can get pregnant while on birth control. It's unclear in your question, when you had a negative pregnancy test and when you had a positive pregnancy test? Possibly, it was negative, you got pregnant and then it was positive? Rephrase your question if there's something else that you're trying to ask.

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