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Can you be pregnant and have periods

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: If a woman has her NORMAL regular menstrual period, she is presumed not pregnant. If she thinks she is pregnant, then doing a urine pregnancy test the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If the last time: the female had sexual intercourse was two periods back - then she should not be pregnant. If there is ever any doubt as to whether the bleeding was ac ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I would perform a urine pregnancy test. There is a small group of women who have a period on a regular cycle despite being pregnant. This could just ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Periods or pregnancy: In the real world (not the world wide web), if a woman has her normal regular menstrual period, she is presumed not pregnant. If she thinks she is pre ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Boruszak
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you have a pregnancy and are having bleeding, this is abnormal. Many times this will resolve and the pregnancy will continue on normally. If you ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Positive PG test: A positive pregnancy test and the absence of a period strongly suggest pregnancy. Often, there will be some vaginal bleeding or spotting after the pos ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. If you are having regular periods than you aren't pregnant. However since you have a change in your menstrual patterns, you are gaining weight ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Engaging in unprotected sex is best (most fun) way to get pregnant. Home pregnancy tests are accurate 4wks after last menstrual period. Take one if yo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Most would say no: but my advice would be to always have protected sex if not ready for pregnancy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
When miss period: Once a woman has missed a period, the earliest time to check a pregnancy test is 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period.

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