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03 Feb 2008

pill during possible pregnancy
A few days ago, I forgot to take my pill. (nordette). I didn't realise it until now, when should've started a new row of pills but there was still one left in the current row. My boyfriend and I also use the withdrawal method, but the day after i missed the pill, he didn't pull out in time.
I know I should take a pregnancy test, but its too soon, so I'll take a test after about 10 days. But my question is, could i be pregnant? and would it hurt the baby if i continue on the pill until i take the test?
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01 Jan 0001

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

I confirm that it is highly unlikely that you will be pregnant. To be safe, you can do a home pregnancy test in 3 weeks time. You should not be worried about continuing with the oral contraceptice, as this can not harm the baby.

Kind regards




Dr Anrich Burger
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