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can you get pregnant 1 day before your period

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely: Intercourse before your normal menstrual cycle makes it very unlikely to get pregnant. You're shedding the endometrium (menstrual lining) where a preg ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible: If you had a short menstrual cycle it is possible. As an example- a woman with a 22 days long menstrual cycle would likely ovulate on day 8. That mea ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes. : No contraception method can be 100%, even the best medicine...So be adviced.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not True: One is fertile when they ovulate. Sperm left in the vagina on the five days prior to ovulation are the sperm that will cause pregnancy. Every female ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although it is more: Likely to occur around the time of ovulation- it is possible. Use protection every time you have sex if you do not want to become pregnant.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes. Rhythm: Some people practice rhythm as a birth control and they play on the knowledge on when ovulation occurs, which is when you can get pregnant, usually 2 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: That does not happen. However, a woman can ovulate 1 day before she has some vaginal spotting or vaginal bleeding. That's because there are other re ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Probably not.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Babies begin then: Yes. Babies begin at around that time, the day of ovulation or the day after ovulation. An egg only needs 1 good sperm. A urine pregnancy test done ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: This would be fertile time.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Risk for pregnancy: Most people with ovulate 14 days before a period, therefore your date of sex was day 18 and sperm lives in your reproductive track for 72 hrs (3 days) ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Possible: Pregnancy is know to have occurred from sex on any and all days of the menstrual cycle. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the t ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: AT least not in most normal circumstances. Good wishes.
A female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Depends: It depends on if you have regular periods for the first question. Would happen rarely if you are bleeding. You may miss the window if you don't take ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very unlikely: Possible - yes, likely - definately not. Use protection at all times if you don't want to be a parent just yet.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Staley
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Although unlikely, it is possible to get pregnant at anytime during your cycle.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Not likely . . .: I assume you mean get pregnant by engaging in unprotected sex a day before expected menses. It's unlikely b/c ovulation occurs 2wks prior to menses. E ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very unlikely: But never say never. Always use protection every time you have sex if you aren't ready for pregnancy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mansour Alfayez
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: unlikely but possible given that you can't be sure when your period is going to start. The follicular phase (before ovulation) can vary from cycle to ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No once the egg is ovulated you can't get pregnant. Sperm has to be in the fallopian tube when the egg is released.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely, but it's: Possible for a woman with a very short menstrual cycle. Always use protection if you are not ready for pregnancy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: Because you may not necessarily know exactly when you ovulated. But if you are correct in your assessment, then it is unlikely.
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