HI! Last night i had sex with my boyfriend but im scared i could possibly be pregnant. I am on the pill and ive been taking it for about a month and a half now. Although i have never missed a pill i have "forgotten" to take it momentarily and have been at the most 3 hours late taking it. The two days before i had intercourse i was late takin my pill first one hour and then two hours. The day of intercourse i was on time taking my pill. (intercourse was after my pill if that matters any)
Please help. what are the chances i am pregant? Should i take the ECP pill? Thank you for your time. =]
You have a three hours window in which to take your pill for it to be effective so given you've always taken your pills properly within that time frame and have been on the pill for more than a full cycle, you were protected against pregnancy and therefore that's why I wouldn't suggest EC. It's very unlikely you've gotten pregnant from that unprotected sex.
You did have STIs risks though from having unprotected sex so if you and your partner haven't been tested twice 6 months apart or haven't remained monogamous since, then you might want to schedule an appointment to both go get tested.
A pill is only considered "missed" once it is 12 hours late, and even if a full 12 hours or more elapses, one missed pill will not compromise protection if made up according to most pill instructions.
So, you're fine! :)
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