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Ive just switched birth control pills, can I still get pregnant if the pill isn't active?

By Anonymous July 22, 2017 - 9:29am
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My doctor prescribed me the mini pill and told me that after 3 uses, it would be active. On my 2nd day of usage, I started bleeding lightly (I think I think it was my period) but I had unprotected sex and my boyfriend came inside me, is there a possibility I could be pregnant? We did it again today since my 2nd usage and he came inside again but I had been taking the pill everyday. This time I took the pill an hour or so later. Could I also get pregnant then? My nipples are very tender and have been for the last 3 days. Im really exhausted and Ive been getting headaches.

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Hello, Anon.

Thank you for posting.

A backup method of BC is usually recommended for at least 7 days unless your doctor advises otherwise. There might be a small risk, but it's too soon to tell. Contact your GYN for further instructions. Keep taking your pill as usual unless he says otherwise.


July 22, 2017 - 10:58am
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