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Missed taking contraceptive pills, had unprotected sex. Will this causing pregnancy?

hi i would like to know if i missed a birth control pill and didn t take it and had unprotected sex can i be pregnant and how long after will i start getting symptoms if i am?hi i would like to know when i missed a contraceptive pill and didnt take it and had unprotected sex with my husband can i be pregnant and if so how long before i start getting symptoms?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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Thank you for posting your question here I will try to answer it to the best of my abilities.

Yes, there is a possibility of getting pregnant if you miss your contraceptive pill and have unprotected sex. Wait around 7-10 days and then take a home pregnancy test, that should give you your result. Alternatively you can go to a doctor and ask him to test your blood to check if you are pregnant.

Another thing you can do is call up your doctor and ask them to prescribe you with emergency pills that work for up to 5 days after unprotected sex, for example ulipristal acetate.
So if it has been less than 5 days since the incident, I believe that would be the best option for you.

I hope this answered your question.
Answered: Thu, 11 Jul 2013
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