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celica2003
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Hi Scarleteen,
I've been on birth control pills for almost a year now. I've never missed any but last month I was a little sick to my stomach once during my last week of pills. Several days later my fiance and I had sex. We used a condom as well but it spilled out the back after he had finished. I'm pretty sure semen got inside me. 6 days later I had my withdrawal bleed at the the right time and it wasn't really any lighter than usual. Can you have a withdrawal bleed and still be pregnant?

(It's been 13 days since the accident and I took a cheap dollar store pregnancy test this morning just to ease my mind, but an white second line appeared on the test. I could only see it if I put the test in direct light. Could it have just been where the color would have stuck if I was pregnant? OR could I be pregnant even though I've had a withdrawal bleed since I had sex?)

Thank you SO much in advance! I'm currently trying to talk through the idea of abstinence with my partner because sex is causing me so much anxiety and guilt right now. [Frown]

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September
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If you've had a withdrawal bleed since you had sex, you are not pregnant.

I cannot really speak to that pregnancy test you took, as each test works a little differently. If a negative pregnancy would set your mind at ease, you can get another test and follow the instructions for that test.

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celica2003
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Ok, that makes me feel much better! Thanks so much for your help!
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