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can you get pregnant if your period is late

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes!: That is right in the middle of your cycle, and the highest risk time for pregnancy. Take a test tomorrow!

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A female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you get your period, it generally means that you're not pregnant. Plan b sometimes will cause a late period.
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A male asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
You : You can get pregnant at any point during your cycle, even though it is much less common to get pregnant during menstruation. Even though pregnancy is ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
No: But to make sure do a pregnancy test 2 weeks after the period and repeat in 4 weeks if you miss miss your next period.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No you do not: No you do not get your periods when you are pregnant.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
OH YES: Don't know what you mean by normal but answer is yes.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: If you get your period you are not pregnant. Good wishes.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Imagine: No. Imagine a fetus, smaller than a speck of dust, trying to grow in the blood in the uterus and then the blood flows out of the cervix. Where is the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See beow: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is: Possible. Use protection every time you have sex unless prepared for parenthood.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Unlikely. However, Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxie ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not until later: A woman who gets pregnant can see her regular period about a month or more later if she miscarries very early in her pregnancy (of course, she would n ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Usually: Yes.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not Pregnant: Nope. That is impossible.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I wish every question was this easy.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saima Farghani
Specializes in Endocrinology
Mostly no: But sometimes there is a little bleeding in the first or second week of pregnancy after the implantation of the future fetus in the uterine wall but t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Ovulation: No. One must ovulate in order to become pregnant, because the egg is absolutely essential to a pregnancy.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
On which cycle day?: A few days after the period ends? If one is trying to get pregnant, then that is a good time to start having sex, as the fertile days start shortly th ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If you had a normal period, the chances are small that you are pregnant. As if you had just light bleeding or prolonged bleeding, this may not be a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have a: normal period - that means you are not pregnant.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible: Especially if you have been off it for several weeks. Take a home pregnancy test if you are concerned you may be pregnant. Use back up protection such ... Read More

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