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What are the chances of pregnancy if missed the first pill of the pack?

By Anonymous January 3, 2017 - 10:28am
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Hi, I have been taking the pill (mercillon) for 2 years. I was on my 7 day break of the pill. And on the night of the seventh day we were fooling around and he ejaculated on my clitoris. I was supposed to take the pill about 3 hours later - which would be the first pill of my next pack - but forgot and ended up taking the pill 17 hours after I was supposed to have it. What are the chances of being pregnant?
Also, about two days after this happened I started feeling abdominal pain and I found discharge.

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community with your concern. I suggest you double check with your gynecologist.

By missing the first active pill, you actually had gone eight days without the daily dose of the hormone that helps prevent ovulation. Then proceeded to have intercourse without the protection of a condom.

Did you make up for the missed dose by taking two pills 17 hours later?
Is the discharge blood-tinged?


January 3, 2017 - 10:33am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

No, only took one pill when 17 hours passed. Took the next one as scheduled.
No, no blood.

January 3, 2017 - 1:54pm
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

You should have taken two pills, to make up for the missed dose. Too late now.

Continue to take your pill at the same time each day. Wait for withdrawal bleeding during the week of inactive pills. If no bleeding, take a pregnancy test.


January 4, 2017 - 9:29am
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