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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Used condom properly. No ejaculation. No birth control. Chance of pregnancy? Should I use emergency contraception? (Within 72 hours)

Used condom properly. No ejaculation. No birth control. Chance of pregnancy? Should I use emergency contraception? (Within 72 hours)

Personal choice: Properly used condoms have less than a 2% failure rate, so additional back up plans are your choice. Proper use means the condom is applied before any intercourse, remained snug during sex, and sex stopped if the condom became loose. ...Read more

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I started my period on the 10th and I had sex yesterday the 19th, im on necon birth control pills. Chances of pregnancy?

I started my period on the 10th and I had sex yesterday the 19th, im on necon birth control pills. Chances of pregnancy?

Very little: Birth control pills if taken according to instructions, are very effective way to prevent pregnancy. If you were not on BCPs sex after the so called safe period could make you second guess. ...Read more

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I have been on low dose birth control. Is there a chance of pregnancy if I take monodox (doxycycline monohydrate) 100mg for acne 2 nights after having sex?

I have been on low dose birth control. Is there a chance of pregnancy if I take monodox (doxycycline monohydrate) 100mg for acne 2 nights after having sex?

Yes there a chance!: Yes there is a chance. Antibiotics can decrease birth control pills effectiveness also low dose birth control pills may not have the same level of effectiveness as older higher dose. Using a condom will improve you protection. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy when I use condoms and take birth control at the same time daily?

What are the chances of pregnancy when I use condoms and take birth control at the same time daily?

Very low.: Glad to hear that you are using optimal protection. Consistent & correct use of condoms has a 98 % rate of efficacy in preventing pregnancy. However, condoms are not always used consistently or properly which can lead to a first-year efficacy rate for pregnancy protection of 85 to 86 %. Protection is higher when condom is combined with oral contraceptive. Take care. ...Read more

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Chances of pregnancy while on birth control? I had unprotected sex but he did not ejacualte during or before.

Chances of pregnancy while on birth control? I had unprotected sex but he did not ejacualte during or before.

Depends: If you have taken the pills consistently, there is minimal risk. You need to watch out for sexually transmitted diseases and ask your doctor to be tested. You are young enough for HPV vaccine and should take it. ...Read more

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What's the chances of pregnancy if you have protected sex, 3 days after stopping birth control, but the condom slips off, and you withdrew?

What's the chances of pregnancy if you have protected sex, 3 days after stopping birth control, but the condom slips off, and you withdrew?

Pregnancy and STDs: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant or catch a sexually transmitted disease. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more

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When should I do a pregnancy test? Which one is best? I've been missing birth control so their may be a chance. I've been bleeding a little though.

After missed period: You may use any of the fda approved, over the count test kits. It would be better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period; use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. ...Read more

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If I take birth control pill every day but the time I take it varies (one time it was within 10hrs), is that still perfect use? Chance of pregnancy?

If I take birth control pill every day but the time I take it varies (one time it was within 10hrs), is that still perfect use? Chance of pregnancy?

Once per day: Birth control pills need to be taken once per day. A few hours difference from day to day will not matter. Take one pill per day. If you are not confident using birth control pills consider trying an IUD or Nexplanon. These are the most effective reversible options ...Read more

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I took my birth control 14 hours late, took that days as I was supposed to as well, 2 days later had unprotected sex. What is the chance of pregnancy?

I took my birth control 14 hours late, took that days as I was supposed to as well, 2 days later had unprotected sex. What is the chance of pregnancy?

Maybe: If you are worried, you can do a first morning urine pregnancy test at home and repeat if it is negative in 3-4 days, or you can be tested at your doctor's office. You may want to use a back-up method like condoms for the rest of the month. ...Read more

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I am on birth control, partner always uses a condom. Took a pregnancy test, was negative. What are the chances im pregnant?

I am on birth control, partner always uses a condom. Took a pregnancy test, was negative. What are the chances im pregnant?

Low: If you are faithfully using 2 forms of birth control and the pregnancy test was negative chances of being pregnant is close to zero. Is there a particular reason you think you might be pregnant? ...Read more

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Is there a chance of pregnancy when you take the last 3 dark blue birth control pills after having your boyfriend cum inside?

No but. . .: As you're aware, the last few pills in your birth control pack are sugar pills. This allows you to have a regular period. But you still remain at low risk for pregnancy during this time as long as you took rest of pack as directed & scheduled. However, remember that birth control pills, patches, shots & rings don't prevent sexually transmitted diseases. So make him wear a condom each & every time! ...Read more

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If I'm on birth control and we used the pull out method and he came on the outside of my vagina how high are my chances of pregnancy?

On birth control: You are on birth control. Birth control prevents pregnancy when used correctly. Where he ejaculated is not relevant if you are on birth control. At age 16 if you are going to be sexually active you owe it to yourself to educate yourself on human reproduction. Do some reading online to make sure you know how things work. This way you can make educated decisions about what you want to do ...Read more

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My girlfriend didn't take any birth control after we had unprotected sex, I only pre-ejaculated in her, after a few days. Chances of pregnancy?

My girlfriend didn't take any birth control after we had unprotected sex, I only pre-ejaculated in her, after a few days. Chances of pregnancy?

Unprotected sex: Will have high chances of getting pregnant, pre ejaculation also may have sperm from previous ejaculation. Get her pregnancy test done and see doctor for long term contraception. ...Read more

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Should've started new birth control pack Sunday, but forgot. Took 2 pills Monday. Had unprotected sex Monday. He pulled out. Chance of pregnancy?

Should've started new birth control pack Sunday, but forgot. Took 2 pills Monday. Had unprotected sex Monday. He pulled out. Chance of pregnancy?

Extraordinarily: Small to non-existent. You are only one day off and you did the correct thing by taking two pills as soon as you remembered. Ovulation inhibition should be intact. I wouldn't think/? worry another second about this. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I missed a birth control pill Friday, took one Saturday, and miss another Sunday. I have been active during this time. What are chances of pregnancy?

I missed a birth control pill Friday, took one Saturday, and miss another Sunday. I have been active during this time. What are chances of pregnancy?

Pretty good: Unless you get yourself much better disciplined regarding your birthcontrol, the chances of pregnancy are excellent if you and your partner (s)are fertile and you have fairly frequent sex w/out condoms. STDs are also a good bet. This particular month, it depends on your ovulation date. If you miss a period - test - and see a Dr for a lot of info and a better method for you. Best! ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more