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can you get pregnant 8 days before ovulation

A 24-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 45-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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Once ovulation is over, you cannot get pregnant until you ovulate again. The egg must be fertilized (sperm present) at or immediately after the time t ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible you may: get pregnant by unprotected sex , also at risk for Std s. GEt a pregnancy test done see your doctor for various birth control measures.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
17 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: The "pull out" method is not a good form of birth control. If you don't get your period on time, take a pregnancy test.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal intercourse: eight days prior to ovulation would be unlikely to cause pregnancy. BUT, why are you taking this type of risk? If you want to avoid pregnancy than eit ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Hamilton
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Sperm can survive in the vaginal environment for several days, so it is not necessary to have sex at the exact time of ovulation.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doubtful: You could have sex once, six days before ovulation and have a 3 in 1000 chance of conceiving, because the sperm can be viable and effective for that l ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I will tell my patients that an act of intercourse can result in a pregnancy 5 days later.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Women who are not using contraceptives of any kind may become pregnant anytime they are exposed to sperm. Ovulation can be unpredictable & menstrual c ... Read More

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