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does your period stop when you are pregnant

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
It's not likely: You are very unlikely to get pregnant during your period. You can confuse bleeding of implantation with a period. If you may be pregnant see your doct ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taking antibiotics: For chlamydia will not stop your period. If you have missed your period ; have been sexually active than you can take a pregnancy test now. Take care.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, you need to take bcp as long as you do not want pregnancy, while you still having sexual active. If you have 'normal monthly periods', it is unli ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It works/Maybe/Maybe: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While you are pregnant, the hormonal cycles that cause you to ovulate and also to have menstrual cycles stop in response to the hormones produced by t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No ovulation no PG: If you are not ovulating, then pregnancy is not possible. Ovulation takes place about 14 days before the next menstrual cycle. 28 day cycle day 14 30 ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning uri ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: If you actually have your period then you aren't pregnant. But a woman may experience some bleeding while pregnant. So, if uncertain take a home pregn ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hopefully never: Any bleeding during pregnancy needs to be evaluated promptly by your doctor. About 50% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple things: Late cycles are not unusual, excluding pregnancy. Changes in stress, birth control, certain medications, even strenuous exercise may alter cycles. It' ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: By definition, menopause is the cessation of periods for one year. But if you are younger than 40 and don't have a period for a long time, this should ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning uri ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can't: But you can get on meds to make them regular after having a proper workup , please see your ob.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Normally: There is not ovarian pain when first pregnant.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: From first day of last period
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
BAD JU JU !!: According to the centers for disease control & prevention- research shows that smoking during pregnancy is linked to premature births, babies with low ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
Extra hormones...: The basic answer is that birth control is extra "female" hormones (types of estrogen and progesterone) that affect the lining of your uterus in differ ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many reasons: Usually hormonal issues.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A miscarriage is like a period but typically is heavier and has more cramps than usual. The bleeding can be a lot heavier than usual. Most women wit ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very, very, unlikely: Extraordinarily unlikely.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possibly: Sperm can survive 24 to 72 hours in optimal cervical mucus. If sperm is deposited within the vaginal canal prior to ovulation, pregnancy can still occ ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you stopped the pill and did not start it again, then yes this may be your period. Missing a pill or two and then restarted the birth control, may ... Read More
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