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Question: bc and pregnacy

 CuriousGel - Mon Sep 12, 2005 12:30 am

I have been on birth control for almost 4 years, and have been off of it for only a week, due to not being able to get a refill. My last period started two weeks ago. From what I know about cycles, I would currently be ovulating. I had sex with my partner,and stupidly forgot that I was not longer on bc and did not use a condom. My only protection was from the pull out method. I'm planning on going to get emergency contraceptive, seeing as I am not protected in any way from pregnancy. My question is though how likely is it that I may be pregnant?
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Mon Sep 12, 2005 6:17 am

User avatar There is a possibility you could be pregnant.
Emergency contraceptive is only effective if taken within 72 hours of sexual intercourse.
Wait 2 weeks and take a pregnancy test.

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