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Does missing a period while on the pill mean I am pregnant?

Does missing a period while on the pill mean I am pregnant?

Not necessarily: One of the benefits of the pill is that it causes the uterine lining to thin, leading to lighter periods. Some women may stop having periods on the pill (although this is rare). If someone on the pill misses a period, she should have a pregnancy test done to be sure. ...Read more

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Hi my question is it possible to be pregrant and get my period its been 2 months in a roll my period has been very light I'm not on the pill he wear?

Hi my question is it possible to be pregrant and get my period  its been 2 months in  a roll my period has been very light I'm not on the pill he wear?

Yes: People can be pregnant and have bleeding. Its called threatened miscarriage. A lot of women swear that they have their periods and turn out to be pregnant in to their 2nd trimester You can do a home pregnancy test for reassurance. Also, you may want to review your birthcontrol options to make sure you're adequately protected REgards Dr M ...Read more

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Gf is on the pill recently on the first day after her period we had unprotected sex on the next day started having some light blood for 2 days pregna?

Gf is on the pill recently on the first day after her period we had unprotected sex on the next day started having some light blood for 2 days pregna?

Only way to know. : You wouldnt be able to find out if she is pregnant the day after having sex. However, wait and do a pregnancy test. It is the only way to know if she is pregnant or not. ...Read more

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My period is late and im on the pill( regular take) had sex pulling out 7 days ago. Is it to soon to take a test? Do you think im pregnan

My period is late and im on the pill( regular take) had sex  pulling out  7 days ago. Is it to soon to take a test? Do you think im pregnan

Take a test : Don't guess. 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. ...Read more

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My girlfriend in on the pill, and we use secondary contraception (Plan B pill), too. She had a lightbrown period-last for 5 day. Could she be pregnan?

My girlfriend in on the pill, and we use secondary contraception (Plan B pill), too. She had a lightbrown period-last for 5 day. Could she be pregnan?

Highly doubtful: Double,protection and a period suggests she is not pregnant. Nothing is foolproof, and each of,your preventions has a small failure rate, so,there is always a very small,chance. An early pregnancy test would,provide,certainty if you,are,still,worried. ...Read more

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I am on the pill. Yesterday was my first placebo. I am supposed to be on my period. My fiancé and i just had unprotected sex. Can i get pregant?

I am on the pill. Yesterday was my first placebo. I am supposed to be on my period. My fiancé and i just had unprotected sex. Can i get pregant?

Period usually: Occurs sometime during the placebo pills but not usually on the first day of the placebo pills. The bcp often lightens the period and it can be just spotting. If there is no period in a week you can do a pregnancy test to be sure. Make sure you take the pill everyday around the same time each day. ...Read more

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Can it mean you are pregnant when you start your period early on the pill?

No: If you actually have your period then you aren't pregnant. But a woman may experience some bleeding while pregnant. So, if uncertain take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I've been on the pill since Nov. last year. They havent changed my period. But this month I had my period only for a day. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

I've been on the pill since Nov. last year. They havent changed my period. But this month I had my period only for a day. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

Test and find out: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. It is more likely that you just had a light period this month which is normal on pills. ...Read more

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I had my period a week ago and I am still bleeding a little bit, as spots. I am on the pill. What could this mean? Could I be pregnant?

I had my period a week ago and I am still bleeding a little bit, as spots. I am on the pill. What could this mean? Could I be pregnant?

Oral contraceptives: Birth control medications can cause a change in the quality and quantity of menstrual bleeding especially at the start of intake or if a recent change in brand was done or if doses were missed. Pregnancy is less likely but if there is a concern, please check a pregnancy test. ...Read more