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Can i get pregnant on lo loestrin fe?

Can i get pregnant on lo loestrin fe?

Rarely: It is rare but possible to get pregnant on birth control pills. No pills are 100% effective although many have close to 100% effectiveness. If you suspect pregnancy, you should take a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, quick, and effective at detecting pregnancy. You can also get a pregnancy test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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How can someone get pregnant on lo loestrin fe?

How can someone get pregnant on lo loestrin fe?

Usually that: Should not happen, but if you miss a pill , or did not absorb the pill properly, which could happen if you were taking an antibiotic for an infection or if you vomited a pill, u could break thru ovulate and get pregnant, no birth control is 100% that is a very good pill and the #1 pill i prescribe esp for my pts in late 30s and 40s as it has the least hormones which is safer. ...Read more

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I don't get a period on Lo loestrin fe. How will I know if I get pregnant?

I don't get a period on Lo loestrin fe. How will I know if I get pregnant?

Take a test: One of the best things about Lo Loestrin FE is that you do not get periods or if you do they are very light. This makes it a popular pill. If you are taking it everyday and not forgetting it then you can rely on it for effective contraception. If you aren't good at remembering it then you will have to take a pregnancy test BUT you should also choose a different easier method like an lUD ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on birth control?

Can you get pregnant on birth control?

Yes: All forms of birth control have their own success/failure rate. Anything from a physician will have a very high success rate but they do fail occasionally. I recommend discussing this with your family physician or ob. They can fill in the details and discuss all the options. If you really want to reduce your risk of pregnancy then using condoms in addition to birth control is helpful. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on birth control?

Can you get pregnant on birth control?

Birth Control: Very rarely yes. These events usually happen when one is not using the birth control correctly or are taking other medication that interferes with the hormone activity. ...Read more

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If i switch from another birth control pill to lo loestrin fe before my period come on will i get a period?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea to switch to different pill in the middle finish the old pack and at the end of that pack switch to lo estrin from another birth control pill. ...Read more

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When do you get a period when you start birth control? I'm on lo loestrin fe

OCPs: Depends on your oral contraceptive option you chose. There are some that offer you periods 4 times a year (seasonel), whereas most of the available ones usually cause you to have period one you are done with the entire pack (normally, you would have 21 days worth of hormonal pills and 7 days of sugar ones). ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on placebo pills?

Can you get pregnant on placebo pills?

You should not : If you have been taking your birth control exactly as directed the pill failures ate not common. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if am on birth control pill and have break through bleeding?

Can i get pregnant if am on birth control pill and have break through bleeding?

Yes but...: It's possible to get pregnant on the birth control pill, although it's unusual if you never miss a pill. Breakthrough bleeding does not increase your chance of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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If on birth control can you get pregnant from precum?

If on birth control can you get pregnant from precum?

Unlikely: Fluid prior to ejaculation comes from a gland in the urethra so it rarely contains sperm but can especially if the man recently ejaculated. Also, some men can't tell pre-ejaculate from rapid ejaculation and that's why withdraw method is unreliable birth control. ...Read more

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How could someone get pregnant on birth control and still bleed?

How could someone get pregnant on birth control and still bleed?

Yes: No form of birth control is 100% effective. Spotting can occur during pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you are uncertain about your pregnancy status. Take care. ...Read more

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Hello i'm taking norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets as a birth control. How can you tell if you get pregnant while on the pill?

Hello i'm taking norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets as a birth control. How can you tell if you get pregnant while on the pill?

Take a test...: Sometimes this can be tricky. It's very unlikely that you will get pregnant if you take your pills at the same time every single day. But it can happen. If you are worried, or if you have any symptoms of pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. Sometimes birth control pills have side effects that mimic pregnancy symptoms. Do talk with your health care provider if you are concerned. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Are you suppose to get a period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Are you suppose to get a period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Micronor, (norethindrone) Period: Micronor (norethindrone) is a mini pill and has progersterone only. It is usually prescribed while a woman is breastfeeding and therefore a woman may not have any periods while taking it. If a woman takes micronor (norethindrone) under other circumstances, they may have extra breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on the placebo pill week?

Can you get pregnant on the placebo pill week?

No: As long as you took your birth control pills correctly the rest of the month, you cannot get pregnant during the placebo week. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Are you suppose to get period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Are you suppose to get period on micronor (norethindrone)?

Kindof: Women using micronor (norethindrone) as their chosen method of contraception have reported episodes of bleeding more commonly than birth control pills containing an estrogen. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant while on birth control pills?

Can you still get pregnant while on birth control pills?

Not likely: No form of birth control is 100% except absolute abstinence. Oral contraceptives are 98% effective when taken as prescribed - very effective. Missing doses will decrease their effectiveness. If you are good about taking your medicine daily then the likelihood of pregnancy is extremely low. Remember OCPs don't protect against STDs so we always recommend barrier protection for health safety. ...Read more

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Can I have unprotected sex while on my last of period just spotting when taking Lo Loestrin Fe birth control pill? Or will I get pregnant?

Can I have unprotected sex while on my last of period just spotting when taking Lo Loestrin Fe birth control pill? Or will I get pregnant?

?Birth control: If you are on Birth control pills, they protect you from getting pregnant, even during you period, which by the way would not be an optimal time that you would get pregnant anyway, as you are not near the time you would ovulate. ...Read more

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Can you still get your period while on birth control if missed on day of pill?

Can you still get your period while on birth control if missed on day of pill?

?question: Not quite sure of the question, but you would get your period on birth control pills, as the pills you take when bleeding are placebo pills just so your remember to take a pill daily. If you miss a pill, make sure you take the next day asap. Try not to miss a pill, as compliance with birth control is paramount to their effectiveness! good luck! ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant on lo loestrin fe?

Rarely: It is rare but possible to get pregnant on birth control pills. No pills are 100% effective although many have close to 100% effectiveness. If you suspect pregnancy, you should take a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, quick, and effective at detecting pregnancy. You can also get a pregnancy test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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How can someone get pregnant on lo loestrin fe?

Usually that: Should not happen, but if you miss a pill , or did not absorb the pill properly, which could happen if you were taking an antibiotic for an infection or if you vomited a pill, u could break thru ovulate and get pregnant, no birth control is 100% that is a very good pill and the #1 pill i prescribe esp for my pts in late 30s and 40s as it has the least hormones which is safer. ...Read more

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I don't get a period on Lo loestrin fe. How will I know if I get pregnant?

Take a test: One of the best things about Lo Loestrin FE is that you do not get periods or if you do they are very light. This makes it a popular pill. If you are taking it everyday and not forgetting it then you can rely on it for effective contraception. If you aren't good at remembering it then you will have to take a pregnancy test BUT you should also choose a different easier method like an lUD ...Read more

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Will i get pregnant if i took my birth control lo loestrin fe 5 minutes early a few times and 30 minutes late a few other times?

No: There is forgiveness in the estrogen/progesterone birth control pill. Ideally same time every day, but definitely okay what you've done. Having said that, birth control pills in general, when used correctly over a year's time, do have a 4-6% pregnancy rate. So just remember, nothing's 100% other than abstinence! birth control + condom is best to get maximum protection. ...Read more

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With Lo Loestrin FE BC, could I get pregnant if I had sex then took next day's pill 7 hours late? 2nd pill of 4th pack, never missed any pills pack.

With Lo Loestrin FE BC, could I get pregnant if I had sex then took next day's pill 7 hours late? 2nd pill of 4th pack, never missed any pills pack.

Unlikely: If you did not miss any pills, you need not worry. I wouldn't make too much of a seven hour delay in taking your pill although as a general rule it is good to take low-dose BCP around the same time every day. ...Read more

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My girlfriend and I had sex two nights ago the condom ripped. However, my girlfriend has been on lo loestrin fe for two weeks. Will she get pregnant?

My girlfriend and I had sex two nights ago the condom ripped. However, my girlfriend has been on lo loestrin fe for two weeks. Will she get pregnant?

Ocps: If she has been taking her pills correctly and consistently then even though it has been only two weeks the likelihood of pregnancy is low. If there are missed or late pills consult the Dr. And perhaps utilize plan b if pregnancy would not be an option. ...Read more

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I took a fluconazole and i'm also on lo-loestrin. Didn't get my period this month, and was late taking one pill. How great of a risk is pregnancy?

I took a fluconazole and i'm also on lo-loestrin. Didn't get my period this month, and was late taking one pill. How great of a risk is pregnancy?

Risk of pregnancy: Not much of a risk at all. Being late on only one dose of your ocp is not an issue in and of itself, and Fluconazole actually increases the blood levels of oral contraceptives. The risk of contraceptive failure in the scenario you describe is basically nil. ...Read more

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Been having sex with no condom for 6 months on lo loestrin fe, how likely am I to get pregnant?

Been having sex with no condom for 6 months on lo loestrin fe, how likely am I to get pregnant?

Less than 1%, if...: If you have been taking your oral contraceptive properly and consistently, then your risk of pregnancy is less than 1% per year.. However, if you occasionally miss a pill, your risk increases to 9% or more per year. Take Care! ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex on my 3rd day of lo loestrin fe.My partner didn't ejaculate inside me.Can pre-ejaculation fluids still get me pregnant?

I had unprotected sex on my 3rd day of lo loestrin fe.My partner didn't ejaculate inside me.Can pre-ejaculation fluids still get me pregnant?

Yes: Studies have evaluated the the percentage of viable mobile sperm present in the pre-ejaculate fluid which was found to be as high as 37%. You're undergoing some protection with the medication that you're on. Protected relations with a condom would lessen your potential to become pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm on lo loestrin fe for a day over a month due for my period today but didn't getand had unprotected sex will i still get my period? Chances of pregnant

I'm on lo loestrin fe for a day over a month due for my period today but didn't getand had unprotected sex will i still get my period? Chances of pregnant

OCP use: If taking loloestrin as prescribed, then back up contraception is recommended for the first 2 weeks. With perfect use, chances of failure are low but a pregnancy test can be done to verify. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant taking lo loestrin fe? I had sex in february, a light period in march & no period yet in april.

It's not 100%: Birth control pills do not confer a 100% immunity against pregnancy. Likewise, missing a period a few periods can be do to bcp and does necessarily mean pregnancy. A pregnancy test is advised in these instances to help you stop the guessing game. ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant? Im 16 years old, and on lo loestrin fe. Have only missed 2 pills and had unprotected sex on the first day of my 1st missed pill. The first day of my last period was on nov. 28. Should i get a pregnancy test? The last day of my peri

Could i be pregnant? Im 16 years old, and on lo loestrin fe. 
Have only missed 2 pills and had unprotected sex on the first day of my 1st missed pill.
 The first day of my last period was on nov. 28. 
Should i get a pregnancy test? The last day of my peri

Depends: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine,
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On lo loestrin fe birth control for 10 days.. Had sex No condom, no ejaculate.. But maybe some pre ejaculate? How likely to get pregnant?

On lo loestrin fe birth control for 10 days.. Had sex No condom, no ejaculate.. But maybe some pre ejaculate? How likely to get pregnant?

Possible: While the possibility sounds low, you really can't put a number on it. You could be pregnant because you had unprotected sex without full contraception being in place.There is no way to put a "how likely" on this. It comes down to you either are or are not. It only takes one egg and one sperm to create a pregnancy. If you don't want to be pregnant, follow the directions of your contraceptive fully ...Read more

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Ethinyl Estradiol And Norethindrone (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|norethindrone is a two phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more