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I started taking my new pack of birth control (yaz) a week late and had unprotected sex three days later. Could I be pregnant?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Birth control only works when taken as directed.
You should use alternative form of birth control until you have been on it for a month.

In brief: Yes

Birth control only works when taken as directed.
You should use alternative form of birth control until you have been on it for a month.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes you can.

The birth control effects \may actually take one cycle to work, although it usually protects immediately a female from pregnancy if started late, as you did.
If you miss your period, a pregnancy test is in order. However, it appears that the sexual activity took place just vbefore your fertile period! hope that is some consolation.

In brief: Yes you can.

The birth control effects \may actually take one cycle to work, although it usually protects immediately a female from pregnancy if started late, as you did.
If you miss your period, a pregnancy test is in order. However, it appears that the sexual activity took place just vbefore your fertile period! hope that is some consolation.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Starting the pill a week late may not have prevented ovulation.
This included with unprotected sex, makes pregnancy a definite possibility.

In brief: Yes

Starting the pill a week late may not have prevented ovulation.
This included with unprotected sex, makes pregnancy a definite possibility.
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Dr. Rebecca Gray
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