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missed 2 pills - could i be pregnant ?

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I missed 2 birth control pills in a row and had unprotected sex after missing the pills, i did not double up after realizing i misssed them, what are the chances I could be pregnant?
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replied February 2nd, 2010
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Since you had missed two birth control pills and then had unprotected intercourse, so chances of pregnancy are high. For confirming the status of pregnancy by urine for pregnancy test (UPT),the most accurate way to test for pregnancy is to wait until after your period is due. First appearance of pregnancy hormone, HCG, due to implantation occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if you don’t want to wait for your periods and test for pregnancy then you can test at 9 or 10 days past ovulation with a sensitive ( 20 - 25 mIU ) pregnancy test. Aimstrip pregnancy test gives good results and can detect 20 mIU of HCG.

I sincerely suggest you to do a urine for pregnancy test and if the test comes negative, then please wait for your periods and repeat the test after 1 week of your missed periods date. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.




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