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Could I be pregnant if I had light bleeding 5 days before my period

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not preg., but: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pre ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Relax: The whole time you are pregnant, the body is getting ready to give birth. Talk to your ob. They are likely normal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/b ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Good chance: 22 year old female light bleeding 5 days before period date. Did not have regular period. Negative pregnancy test. A lot of symptoms, asks if can stil ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
It's possible: Sperm can survive for several days in a woman's reproductive tract. So even if you have sex before ovulation occurs you can still get pregnant.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
An early period?: An early menstrual period may be from changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or exces ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: You need a pregnancy test. See your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
If you are worried : ...Take a pregnancy test.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It was "after party": It was the sexual "after party" post period that may result in a potential pregnancy, not the encounter prior to period number one.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Depending on how many days your cycle is, a week after you finished would be close to ovulation. Many women will spot with ovulation.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
This isn't calculus: Let's see, Feb 9th, then March, April, May, June, July--- did you have periods then? If not and then you had a longer period it sort of makes sense. W ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Light bleeding : Not all vaginal bleeding is a period. This could be breakthrough bleeding from a late period or you could be pregnant. I would test today or tomorro ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Do a pregnavy test: It is possible do a home pregnancy test or get it checked by your gynecologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keita Sakon
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: It's unlikely to go from sex to implantation bleeding in 2 days, but you can always check the pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on last sex: Most home urine pregnancy tests can detect a pregnancy within 8-14 days of conception (read package insert). if you had sex more recently than that, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
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Dr. George Barnett
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant: You usually ovulate 14 days after your period starts. You can spot after intercourse but you can have spotting from implantation. This would be a litt ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
HPT: You should do a home pregnancy test to find out. Good wishes.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Period: it sounds like your are having a normal menstrual period.. If you are concerned about pregnancy which is unlikely in this case check a pregnancy test ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is possible: Use protection every time you have sex if pregnancy is not desired.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Ovulation generally occurs about 14 days after the onset of your period and a fertilized egg implants days later.Therefore if you had a normal period, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Possible: Pregnancy is known to have occurred from sex on any and all days of the cycle. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs w ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Certainly possible: While getting pregnant usually results in your bleeding stopping, and missing a period, some women will bleed abnormally. However, this is more often ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sexual activity when: No, not if you had an actual period and have not been sexually active since then.

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