Missed pill, unprotected sex. Pregnant?

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Birth control pills prevent pregnancy by preventing ovulation. By taking a daily active pill, hormone levels remain constant and that is how ovulation is prevented. There is a risk that ovulation may be triggered.



  • Taking into consideration, hCG levels are detected in urine about 12 to 14 days following conception and blood, about 11 days, and conception takes about six to 12 days following intercourse, you could test about four weeks from now.
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  • Making up for a missed dose is the right thing to do.


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