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A 42-year-old member asked:

so i was early last month and this month i did not use protection because it was so unexpected. i am not on any contraception. am i okay?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No, you have: Enaged in unprotected sex which puts you at risk for pregnancy. Use protection every time you have sex if you wish to avoid pregnancy & sexually transmitted diseases.

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