6 doctors weighed in:
How do you know if your birth control has failed and if you might be pregnant?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Pregnancy test
You should take a pregnancy test.
These can be purchased at the pharmacy or you can see you doctor and they can check. If it's negative you may want to recheck a a couple of weeks, especially if using an over-the-counter test as sometimes the test doesn't turn positive right away. In the meantime use condoms or abstain.

In brief: Pregnancy test
You should take a pregnancy test.
These can be purchased at the pharmacy or you can see you doctor and they can check. If it's negative you may want to recheck a a couple of weeks, especially if using an over-the-counter test as sometimes the test doesn't turn positive right away. In the meantime use condoms or abstain.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors