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can i get my girlfriend pregnant during her period

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: It''s not the usual timing, but 'yes' it's happened , though less likely.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Always possible: Any time there is contact of semen to a woman's genital vault, there is the possibility of pregnancy. It doesn't sound like it's very likely in this ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vanita Patel
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Because with irregular periods you don't know when you ovulate. Also sometimes bleeding can happen in early pregnancy.So of you don't use contracept ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Ramirez
35 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No but with a caveat: if the girl has irregular periods then yes, she can get pregnant since what she may be having is "break through bleeding" during ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely, but not: Impossible. If a female had a very short menstrual cycle, pregnancy could occur from sex near the end of her period. Use protection every time you hav ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not very likely: The most fertile time for a woman is 14 days before the next period is due. Sperm can live inside a woman for up to 5 days. So 3 days before a woma ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Conception is not possible during the period.
A male asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: women sometimes spot when they ovulate. This when they are most fertile. Of course if she is on her period, it is much less likely.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Time is not at fertility window
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
It happens anytime: You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. Best chance is around time ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Can I be pregnant?: I am amazed at how often this question is asked online. It is as if most of the country doesn't know the simplest of facts about periods and pregnanc ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
I doubt it,: but you never know when a woman ovulates, so use protection from now on.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: As you are not ovulating during periods.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Intercourse: Although unlikely, never say never. Can take a pregnancy test if you next period is late.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Remote chance: Although it is quite unlikely to become pregnant during your period, that does not mean impossible (especially on the last day of your period). Use p ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Yep. You can be pregnant.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, but...: No, but life can surprise you. If one is having her regular normal period at the expected time, then she won't get pregnant during the first few days ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: Because sperm can survive for 48-72 hours, and according to some reports up to 5 days, and since intercourse took place close to the time of ovulation ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Not possible: Its not possible to get pregnant while you are menstruating, as there is no egg present to fertilize. When a person is pregnant, one can determine th ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Anytime you have sex without condoms or birth control you can get pregnant. Use over the counter Plan B if ontercourse was within 72 hours to decreas ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
You tell us: Any uncovered penis inside the vagina can cause pregnancy from pre-cum. You have to be smarter than this. ejaculation is not the story here. Withdrawi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: yes
A member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask her doctor first: Generally it is fine, but there are conditions where the position of the placenta would make it potentially dangerous , or, if she is at high risk for ... Read More
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