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Does your pregnancy chances get higher if you lose a combined pill but take a spare you had from a previous packet?

By Anonymous August 7, 2017 - 3:24pm
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So i was leaving for work and i wanted to bring my pill with me as i usually take it at my lunch break everyday, i accidently dropped the pill and could not find it anywhere!! I looked everywhere and no luck finding it! I had to leave so i had a previous pill which was left over in another packet (microlite) Does that make a difference and does it increase my chances of pregnancy or does it make any difference? I took it at my usual time and everything?

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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.
Pills vary from week to week in your pill packet; as long as the extra pill was from the same week as the pill you missed, you'll be fine. If it isn't, you'll probably still be fine but use a condom for the next 5 days as a precaution.

August 8, 2017 - 4:54am
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