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By Anonymous January 17, 2012 - 9:52pm
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I am on the birth control pill and missed one pill right inthe middle of my pack, and had unpotected sex that night (no condom). I took the pill the next morning as soon as i realized i had forgotten. I had been told before by a doctor that the pill stays in my system 24 hrs after i am due for another one. It is one week before my period now and i have had menstrural like cramping the past two nights, but they did not last long. Should i be worried that i am pregnant?

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Like your doctor has told you. Because you missed one day of taking your pill, It's unlikely you will be pregnant.  The cramping feeling can also be PMS.  Don't think you have anything to worry about.



January 18, 2012 - 4:50am
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