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can i get pregnant 8 days before my period

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Of course : Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms is at risk of getting pregnant. If sperm is deposited in the vagina then pregnancy is possi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Its always possible. Take a home pregnancy test. They're accurate, valid and reliable if performed correctly. If it's negative, repeat in a week an ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the length of cycle. Usally considered fertile in mid cycle.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Likely: The highest probability of getting pregnant is at midcycle. However you can get pregnant at anytime. If you have or are planning to have sex your are ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wei-shin Lai
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Although it's not likely, since it normally take another week to ovulate, not everyone has a regular cycle with predictable ovulation. It's possible t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible: Use protection every time you have sex if you are not ready for pregnancy. Take care.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology
No.: The requirement to become pregnant is to have an egg present for the sperm to fertilize. As you know, humans do not lay eggs, but we produce them thr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is not the best: Time to try. Aim for ovulation and include a few days before and after for best results.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
If you are near: Mid cycle it is very possible. Generally 14 days from the start of your period is considered a fertile period and ovulation usually occurs. If you ar ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You could but you may have to repeat it after you miss your period if initially negative to be certian.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Yes: you can get pregnant.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
You tell us: You get pregnant from sperm deposited inside of the vagina on the five days leading up to ovulation. When do you ovulate?
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Yes that could be within your fertile range.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ovulation: If that is when you ovulate, then yes, if course. Fertility is all about ovulation. You must learn when you ovulate in your cycle. Sperm left in the v ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ovulation: I am going to speak frankly. You are 28 years old. This is simple and basic and vital information. You get pregnant when you ovulate. Not when you me ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can - as long as you are within 3 to 5 days of ovulation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Women have irregular ovulation. Any time mid cycle is high risk for pregnancy if contraception is not used.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ovulation: Periods are not how you measure your fertility. Ovulation is. Ovulation occurs just shy of half way through your cycle. Sperm cause pregnancy on the ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
11 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy diagnosis: A woman is fertile from five days before ovulation to the 24 hours after ovulation. Ovulation can occur as early as eight days after the first day of ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know how: Long your period is or how long your menstrual cycle is. So, can't give a really definitive answer regarding likelihood. But - it is possible, so use ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If you ovulated: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms is at risk of getting pregnant. If sperm is deposited in the vagina then pregnancy is possi ... Read More
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
14 days: Typically conception happens around 14 days from the first day of your menstrual cycle. However, conception can happen any time. If tyring to concieve ... Read More
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