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Pregnancy chances on pill ?

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okay, so i was out on birth control (loestrin 24Fe) in February, i took it all month not missing a pill, and i took it at the same time every night. I had my period like normal. it started feb 13 and lasted five days. In march i continued to take the pill, not missing a pill. im suppose to start my period at the end of the week, my boyfriend and i have had sex tho this month, and without a condom, we were rather safe about it, he made sure to pull out a good while ahead of time, and he would wipe any precum off ahead of time, however, im still extreamly worried that i may be pregnant. are my chances pretty high of being preganant. ? :/

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replied March 10th, 2010
Am I Pregnant Answer A10549

Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. The chances of you being pregnant are minimal as oral contraceptives are one of the most effective contraceptive agents with a very low failure rate. Moreover, your expected date of periods is still away and you don’t have any symptoms which are suggestive of pregnancy. However, I’ll suggest you to watch for your periods and if they don’t come, then it makes sense to do the urine for pregnancy test around 1 week after that. However, the serum beta HCG levels can be measured around 8-10 days after the ovulation and it’s a much more sensitive test and moreover one doesn’t need to wait for the next periods.

I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.

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