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I know you don't ovulate on the pills but I forgot 5 days

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This might not make sense Idk how to explain this but I was in the 3rd week of my pack of pills and on a Saturday I took and pill and had sex on tr Sunday I I didn't take my pill I forgot and remembered to take them Wednesday then I took that days pill then Thursday I had sex again and Today is monday and i still havent took my pills that like 5days i keep forgetting to take them an I keep bleed at first I was like a pinkish ad brownish color idk what are the chances of me being pregnant?this is my 3rd or 4th month of the pills before that I was on the shot . I am supposed to start my period this wednesday or Thursday.And I know you don't ovulate on the pills but is there still a chance I could be pregnant?

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replied June 26th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A36452
Welcome to ehealthforum,
You can be at risk for pregnancy if you have messed up your regular birth control pill intake, or have missed taking 2 or more than 2 active pills, or taken them late by more than 2-3 hours on 2 or more than 2 occasions (as the effective protection from the birth control pills will not be present). The symptom of the altered bleeding that you describe could suggest pregnancy possibility, hormonal derangement, or even withdrawal bleeding due to missing the pill intake. Wait and watch for your periods/withdrawal bleeding. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Stop the use of hormonal contraceptive if pregnancy is suspected, or if pregnancy gets confirmed.
Take care.

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