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Could I get pregnant after missing more than one pill during the first week of the pack?

By Anonymous October 21, 2015 - 10:51pm
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I'm starting to panic a little. Even if I do get pregnant, it would be fine but I just recently took an HPV vaccine a week before this happened and I was told that I should not take it if I am pregnant.
I started a new pack on Oct. 16. Just in case it effects anything, I took it at a later time that I would usually take it (but I've done this MANY times before and it usually doesn't do anything.). The next day I had unprotected sex and took the pill at my normal time. Then I missed 3 days of taking the pill, due to personal issues and a LOT of stress (it slipped my mind, which is really bad). I haven't experienced any symptoms yet because it is way too soon to tell, but is it possible for me to get pregnant event if I didn't have sex within those three days? My partner did ejaculate inside me the day before (more than once) and I was just wondering if my chances of getting pregnant are much higher.

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Hi Anon
Yes there is some risk of pregnancy since sperm can stay alive in a woman's body for up to 5 days. Your risk may be low but there is some risk there.

October 22, 2015 - 5:39am
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