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Any ideas if I can have unprotected sex the week off from birth control?

Any ideas if I can have unprotected sex the week off from birth control?

Yes: You are protected from pregnancy the week of the placebo pills. You aren't however protected from STIs of course. ...Read more

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How many weeks after unprotected sex should I take a test?

How many weeks after unprotected sex should I take a test?

HPT: You can test if your miss your period or an early pregnancy test may detect pregnancy up to 6 days prior to your anticipated period. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to have a false negative 3 weeks after unprotected sex?

Would it be possible to have a false negative 3 weeks after unprotected sex?

Yes: Urine tests are helpful. A blood test is more sensitive but they are both subject to both false positive and false negative. ...Read more

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If you waited 3 weeks after unprotected sex would the test results be accurate?

If you waited 3 weeks after unprotected sex would the test results be accurate?

Pregnancy or STD?: A pregnancy test should be done about the time the period is due. Std exam and testing can be accurately done at 3 weeks except for HIV which may not be immediately found in the blood until later. ...Read more

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Friday will be 2 weeks since I had unprotected sex and I'm only suppose to get sick the 17th when can I take a test?

Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy testing is valid after you miss a period. The first morning after the first day of a missed period is the most often recommended time to do pregnancy testing. If your period starts on time you do not need to test since that will be proof you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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8/7 Unprotected sex last month, stated cycle the following week. Everything normal. Today stated cycle 2 weeks earlier 9/2.?

Cycles vary: You are quite young and must understand that unprotected sexual intercourse will ultimately lead to pregnancy. Get on birth control and understand that you must keep a menstrual calendar and you must be sexually responsible. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex two weeks ago and he Finished inside of me. Is it possible I'm already feeling symptoms or is it my nerves?

I had unprotected sex two weeks ago and he Finished inside of me. Is it possible I'm already feeling symptoms or is it my nerves?

Home pregnancy test: Seems a reasonable thing to do. Follow the instructions carefully. Take folic acid 400 if you are sexually active just in case you are, or become pregnant to minimize the risk of neural tube birth defects (spina bifida and cleft palate) ...Read more

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Brown chunky dicharge after I took postionor 2 abt a week ago after havin unprotected sex for sat 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th. Pls I néed help.

Brown chunky dicharge after I took postionor 2 abt a week ago after havin unprotected sex for sat 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th. Pls I néed help.

Rule out pregnancy: Fist things first I.e. Rule out pregnancy, although unlikely after emergency contraceptive pills you took. If test is negative, and the discharge continues, it might suggest an infection for which you would need to be seen by a doctor for needed tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I take minastrin 24fe. I have unprotected sex but my partner pulls out. 2 weeks ago we had unprotected sex but I took my pill 15 hours late. Concern?

I take minastrin 24fe. I have unprotected sex but my partner pulls out. 2 weeks ago we had unprotected sex but I took my pill 15 hours late. Concern?

Yes: Hi George843
Yes, if you mean could you become pregnant. The progesterone only pill is a great option for many women, but missing a pill has a greater chance of losing protection than does missing a P/E combination pill. ...Read more

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Took my bc every night b4 bed this week. Mon thru fri, had unprotected sex on sat then 4got 2 take it. Slept and took it about 10 hrs late. Protected?

Took my bc every night b4 bed this week. Mon thru fri, had unprotected sex on sat then 4got 2 take it. Slept and took it about 10 hrs late. Protected?

Almost certainly: The thinking is that you'll need to miss about 2 or even 3 pills before you lose protection. Normally you would have taken it saturday evening, but forgot to take until the next morning. Then I assume you took the sunday evening pill as normal. If this is so, there is a very low chance that you could be pregnant. ...Read more

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Took bc every day this week and then had unprotected sex multiple times last night. Will that increase my risks? Rather than just one time unprotected

Not really: The number of times you have intercourse has little to do with your chances of conception. Whether you took your pills properly would. If you miss a pill, particularly in the 2nd week of your pills, it can induce you to ovulate. ...Read more

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I am on novelon tabs for the past one week had unprotected sex yesterday twice should I take emergency pill or is it ok if I continue with the novelon?

I am on novelon tabs for the past one week had unprotected sex yesterday twice should I take emergency pill or is it ok if I continue with the novelon?

Yes: Emergency contraception is now available over the counter and is most effective when taken soon after unprotected intercourse. Since you only took her birth control for one week before having sex this is probably a good idea. ...Read more

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Can you get implantation 3 weeks after unprotected sex?

Can you get implantation 3 weeks after unprotected sex?

Possible: Sperm can live inside a woman for up to 7 days. So if conception took place 7 days later when ovulation occurred, implantation would run from 14-21 days after that. ...Read more

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A week ago I had unprotected sex today I had pink discharged help please?

A week ago I had unprotected sex today I had pink discharged help please?

Concern for preg?: Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxiety due to a possible unplanned pregnancy rises. A easy way to determine if you are pregnant is by doing a home pregnancy test. It can be done around the time of your expected period. It can be done safely and with ease within the comfort/privacy of your home. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex two weeks ago and now I'm spotting what does this mean?

I had unprotected sex two weeks ago and now I'm spotting what does this mean?

You should check: To see if you are pregnant. This may represent implantation bleed. Of course other options always exit like infection but becoming pregnant seems the most likely ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex twice this week and 4 days later I am spotting what does that mean?

I had unprotected sex twice this week and 4 days later I am spotting what does that mean?

Multiple things: It could be signs or pregnancy, infection, stress or something else. Get checked out to know for sure. ...Read more

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Missed a pill a week ago, and had unprotected sex last night. Should I be worried? I'm on the combination pill

Missed a pill a week ago, and had unprotected sex last night. Should I be worried? I'm on the combination pill

Consider options: If you are having trouble remembering to take your birth control pills daily then consider a nondairy option. These methods are easier, safer and have higher success rates at preventing pregnancy. The most popular are Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Sklya, Nexplanon and Paragard. A pregnancy test 2-3 weeks after intercourse should be done since you missed pills. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex a week ago, (took plan B) and again within the week, will plan b work? Is there an alternative?

Had unprotected sex a week ago, (took plan B) and again within the week, will plan b work? Is there an alternative?

Maybe, Maybe Not: Plan B is not intended to be used multiple times during a menstrual cycle. You will likely have some irregular bleeding. You may want to perform a pregnancy test about 3-4 weeks after your last unprotected intercourse. Your best alternative is not to have unprotected sex and find a suitable means of contraception. ...Read more

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I took a morning after bled a week after took it, it stopped. A week and a half after Ihad unprotected sex am I okay?

I took a morning after bled a week after took it, it stopped. A week and a half after Ihad unprotected sex am I okay?

Uncertain: Your question is a bit confusing. The morning after pill only works the morning after it does not work for future episodes. If you mean you had unprotected sex then took the pill and bled but haven't had unprotected sex again you are safe but if you had unprotected sex again you are not safe. You need to get a reliable method of contraception. It is called EMERGENCY contraception for a reason. ...Read more

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I had an abortion about 4 weeks ago I was only 7 weeks I have had unprotected sex. I took a week predictor and it says 1 to 2 weeks?

I had an abortion about 4 weeks ago I was only 7 weeks I have had unprotected sex. I took a week predictor and it says 1 to 2 weeks?

Concerning: By 4 weeks after an abortion a pregnancy test should be negative. Check with your doctor. The concern is that it was either very high to begin with, the abortion was not complete and tissue was left behind, or you are pregnant again. You need to see your doctor and start a reliable method of contraception. ...Read more