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do you ovulate when you are on birth control?

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Okay, this is what I am freaking myself out. The following Thursday I had sex without a condom (but my bf pulled out and didn't go inside of me). he pulled out and went off on my stomach, but i thought I saw a drop fall on my vagina, but am unsure? Should I be worried? I was really worried, so the next day I took an ovulation test and it said I wasn't ovulating. Is that becasue you don't ovulate when you are on birth control?


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replied June 22nd, 2012
Birth Control Answer A36338
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

If you are on a hormonal birth control such as pills, Implanon, depot shots, then yes, you will not ovulate. If you are on hormonal birth control, and if they are pills, then if you take them regularly, chances of pregnancy are less. Almost nil! Hope this helps. Take care!


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