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Is unprotected intercourse safe while on birth control pills?

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Posted on Fri, 13 May 2016
Question: hi i am XXXXXXX . i am on my birth control pills.. i took one of my pills 1 hour late.. is it safe to have intercourse today.. should i use any back up protection..
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Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham (41 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No need to use back up protection.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear XXXXXXX
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Just taking one of the pills 1 hour late , does not put you at any risk.
There is no need to use any back up protection.
It is safe to have unprotected intercourse.
Please dont worry.
All the best.
Please feel free to discuss further.
You can put forward any question directly to me anytime, by clicking on the following link -
http://doctor.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-aarti-abraham/64623
Take care.
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Brief Answer: No need to use back up protection. Detailed Answer: Hello dear XXXXXXX Thanks for trusting us with your health concern. Just taking one of the pills 1 hour late , does not put you at any risk. There is no need to use any back up protection. It is safe to have unprotected intercourse. Please dont worry. All the best. Please feel free to discuss further. You can put forward any question directly to me anytime, by clicking on the following link - http://doctor.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-aarti-abraham/64623 Take care.