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I'm on the pill, can I get pregnant from pre-cum if I missed one pill 2 weeks ago?

I'm on the pill, can I get pregnant from pre-cum if I missed one pill 2 weeks ago?

Welll: If you had sex a that time you missed the pill then the chances of pregnancy were slightly higher but still low. If you had sex two weeks after you missed the one pill then there is no decrease effectiveness of your pill. Consider using an IUD or Nexplanon to avoid having to remember to take pills. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Can you get pregnant if you miss a few of the birht control pills and take one after you have intercourse?

Can you get pregnant if you miss a few of the birht control pills and take one after you have intercourse?

Missed pill: You really shouldn't be having unprotected sex if you miss more then one pill per cycle. So, yes in the situation you described you can get pregnant. Probably time to use a condom back up. ...Read more

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How likely am I to get pregnant if I miss 1 birth control pill?

How likely am I to get pregnant if I miss 1 birth control pill?

Not Likely: If you take all the rest in that cycle on time and take the two following the day you miss it. Better to take the pill as close to the same time of the day as possible to make it the most effective, to answer the above question. :) ...Read more

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Started my bc on tue.Missed pill on wed.Didn't know realized today that i miss one. Took all other pills. What do I do now.Could i be pregnant.

If you just started: The oral contraceptive - some require a month of use before they are fully protective. If that is not the case, the chance of being pregnant after missing one pill is low. Please take a pregnancy test if you miss your period. Take care. ...Read more

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I took Lola for 4 days and miss pills can I get pregnant if I had sex after ?

I took Lola for 4 days and miss pills can I get pregnant if I had sex after ?

Yes: If you are not taking birth control pill as prescribed and are missing doses then it will not be effective. Use another form of birth control for backup. ...Read more

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If you are on the mini pill and you do the deed, then miss the next days pill could you poss still get pregnant?

If you are on the mini pill and you do the deed, then miss the next days pill could you poss still get pregnant?

Yes: Missing even one pill can result in unplanned pregnancy. If you miss a pill, take it as soon as you remember it, even if it means taking two the next day. If you miss more than one pill, it's best to use an alternate method of birth control. ...Read more

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I never had any sexual transmitted desease but when I miss bc pills I don't get pregnant like ppl say U would if u miss, am I no fertile then?

I never had any sexual transmitted desease but when I miss bc pills I don't get pregnant like ppl say U would if u miss, am I no fertile then?

Hormones: Hormonal fluctuations and imbalance can occur for a number of reasons. If trying to get pregnant,but unsuccessful, see your doctor for evaluation. Missing doses of birth control also contributes to irregular cycles. A physician can order lab tests and an ultrasound for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative, how come it came out negative if they say the more pills u miss u can get pregnant, but I didn't?

I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative, how come it came out negative if they say the more pills u miss u can get pregnant, but I didn't?

What are your goals?: It sounds as though you were wanting to be pregnant. If so then there is no reason to be taking birth control. Missing pills makes pregnancy more likely than taking them correctly but still less likely than someone who is not on them at all. If you do not want to be pregnant consider changing birth control methods to something you do not have to do every day like an IUD ...Read more

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If i miss 2 pills of birth control can I get pregnant .

MIssing BCPs: Yes. Of course. If one misses their dose they are instructed to double up the next day. Please be smart about this. ...Read more