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could i be pregnant if my period came early

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not, but...: If still worried about pregnancy, a urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred) ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I have seen almost every pattern imaginable with early preg. You may also not be pregnant.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: If your period is early, it is usually due to a hormone shift. Pregnancy is always possible in a woman of childbearing age, however. If you have worse ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If you have unprotected sex and miss your period, you should do a home pregnancy test to ensure that you are not pregnant. If you are abstinent and n ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Period vs spotting.: If you had an actual period than you were not pregnant. However if it was only spotting, pregnancy is a possibility.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If it was your: Actual period - then you are not pregnant. Take care.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: There is nothing in your question on which to base an answer. You did not mention if you were sexually active when you ovulated; when your last period ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes -: if you have been sexually active. Would go ahead and take a home pregnancy test. Take care.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy unlikely: Pregnancy unlikely, but can repeat a test in one week. A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: If it is a normal period it is unlikely that you are pregnant.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You would have been pregnant from the month before, then experienced implantation bleeding at the time you'd expect your next period, making you think ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and reliable. If your are two weeks late for your period then it should be correct. You can wait a few days and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: You can take a home pregnancy test now.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald DeBrakeleer
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: 50% of pregnancies experience bleeding at some point in the first trimester. In addition, some women continue to have cyclic bleeding the first 2-3 m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Doubtful: More likely a late or missed ovulation to delay the period.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Wait another week or so and check again using the first urine in the morning. You could also just be having a late period so time shall tell
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: If you still haven't started your period, try retesting in a week using a first morning void.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You can always: repeat the pregnancy test, but the odds are overwhelming that you are not pregnant.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Its always possible. Take a home pregnancy test. They're accurate, valid and reliable if performed correctly. If it's negative, repeat in a week an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Late period: There are several possibilities. The level of pregnancy hormone may not be high enough in the urine to turn the test positive. Could see a doctor to g ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe, retest in a : Few days. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body wt, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, ... Read More

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