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Am I at risk for pregnancy?

By Anonymous August 9, 2015 - 5:56pm
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I am on birth control pill, but I was out of town and forgot them at home. I missed 5 pills. When I came home I just figured I would get my period, but would finish my pill pack as I was in the 3rd week anyway. I took my last two pills as directed, but got my period the next day. This "period" only lasted 1 day, which is not common for me, so I'm not sure if it actually was a period. My boyfriend and I had unprotected sex last night (we usually use condoms but he didn't have one, and he usually pulls out and he didnt for some reason -_-) I realize my pills are basically not working, but the 1 day period thing is a little concerning? Is that a sign of pregnancy, ovulation, or what? Any advice is appreciated!

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If you have noticed something uncommon you should definitely take a pregnancy test in the coming weeks.

Make sure you're taking your pill properly whilst having unprotected sex otherwise you run a high risk of becoming pregnant.

I hope everything is ok!

August 14, 2015 - 1:40am
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Hi Anon!
Pregnancy is always possible when you don't take your pills and have sex. We cannot say what the one day bleed was but it's advisable to take a pregnancy test a few weeks just to rule it out. In the meantime, keep taking your pills and start a new pack when it's due./

August 10, 2015 - 5:32am
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