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Birth Control Pills

By July 5, 2010 - 5:49am
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Hi, My name is Nancy and I am currently on Tri-Sprintec birth control and I recently forgot to take 3 pills on week 2. After the after the 3rd day I remembered, I took all three of them and few days after I started my period, I contined taking the same pack and right now I am on the end of week 3. My husband and I couldn't wait two weeks without having sex and we just had unprotected sex. My question is, how likely could I get pregnant?

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Hi Nancy

No one can really give you odds on whether you could be pregnant, but most pill inserts tell you if you miss several pills you should used a secondary form of protection such as condoms for the rest of the month. I would recommend that in the future.

We get a lot of birth control questions, perhaps the discussion will help you: http://www.empowher.com/condition/menstrual-cycle.

Good luck.

July 6, 2010 - 6:33am
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