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Pregnancy chances after missing OC pill - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hello. I missed my pill yesterday and realised this morning, however I had sex last night. there was initial penetration without a condom for 10-15 seconds but no ejaculation then we stopped and used a condom for the remainder. i was wondering whether or not it is worthwhile getting the morning after pill just in case and what my risk level is of pregnancy?                                                                  
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   19
Doctor :   Since how long are you on pills?
User :   for about a year and 5 months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   First you should take the missed pill immediately as you remembered.
User :   yes, I've done that this morning as soon as i noticed
Doctor :   Are your periods regular?
User :   they have been for the last 3 months. before that i had one incident of bleeding before my period was due but i saw a doctor and she said to come back if it happened again which it didn't
Doctor :   What was the day of your period when you had intercourse?
User :   i don't understand the question
Doctor :   I mean what was the day of your cycle?
User :   oh, i'm 20 days in
Doctor :   Usually chances of pregnancy are very minimal .
Doctor :   Also since it is your 20th day you need not worry
Doctor :   But further do not forget to take the pill and if you forget then do use other method of protection.
Doctor :   There are 1 in 1000 chances of getting pregnant
Doctor :   Was the ejaculation done after wearing the condom?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   sorry, computer froze
User :   he ejaculated whilst wearing the condom, yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I think no need to worry now
Doctor :   But be cautious further.
User :   thank you for your help. while you're here, if i get pregnant whilst on the pill, will i still get a period?
Doctor :   No you would not have periods if you are pregnant.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you are so much worried precautionary you can have emergency pill but that is required if you had unprotected intercourse.
User :   ok. thank you very much for your help
Doctor :   Since you told me it was not thats why i recommended you not to.
Doctor :   Also it was your 20 day of cycle
Doctor :   So minimal Chances.
User :   good news :)
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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